Art/ Collection/ Art Object


ca. 1520
Italian, Deruta
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Overall (confirmed): 3 1/4 x 16 1/4 in. (8.3 x 41.3 cm)
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
Not on view
The scene depicted on this dish is usually called the Incredulity of Saint Thomas, a frequently illustrated event from the Gospels in which Christ shows the wound in his side to Thomas, the doubting apostle, who is thereby convinced of his resurrection.
Inscription: (On scroll) IE/SVS/N/AZERE/NVS/REX/IV/DE/ORVM/X
H. O. Havemeyer (until d. 1907) ; Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer (until 1929; bequeathed to MMA)
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