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Epitaph Plaques for Kim Kook-Gwang

Asian Art

MEDIUM Glazed ceramic, incised and decorated with underglaze iron red
DATES ca. 1480
DYNASTY Joseon dynasty
DIMENSIONS 11 7/16 × 8 11/16 in. (29 × 22 cm)  (show scale)
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Carroll Family Collection
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Two epitaph plaques for Kim Kook-Gwang (1415-1480). These early examples are incised as well as painted. Each plaque consists of 10 lines of text plus a "page number" at the far right.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Epitaph Plaques for Kim Kook-Gwang, ca. 1480. Glazed ceramic, incised and decorated with underglaze iron red, 11 7/16 × 8 11/16 in. (29 × 22 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Carroll Family Collection, 2019.42.1a-b (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2019.42.1a_front_PS11.jpg)
IMAGE front, 2019.42.1a_front_PS11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2020
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