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


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.