Treasure from Spain, lusterware as luxury


Lusterware dish, second half of the 15th century, tin-glazed and luster-painted earthenware, made in Valencia, Spain, 38.4 cm diameter (The Metropolitan Museum of Art); a conversation between Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank and Dr. Steven Zucker

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Cite this page as: Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Treasure from Spain, lusterware as luxury," in Smarthistory, October 8, 2020, accessed May 23, 2024,