Dish with the Incredulity of St. Thomas, Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware), lustered, Italian, Deruta

Dish with the Incredulity of St. Thomas

Date:
ca. 1520
Culture:
Italian, Deruta
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware), lustered
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 3 1/4 × 16 1/4 in. (8.3 × 41.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.93
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

Marking: Unmarked
H. O. Havemeyer (until d. 1907) ; Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer (until 1929; bequeathed to MMA)