Maiolica dish depicting the Last Supper.
Maiolica dish by Unknown Artist, 1598
© Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
- Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
- 62 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £4,250 ( Total: £16,500)
- Acquired in:
- Rainer Zietz
This dish is particularly significant and rare by virtue of its enormous size, representing what seems to have been a fashion in the fifteen-nineties for very large dishes, which must have been virtuoso achievements of pottery and firing.
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