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Epitaph Plaques for Yi Jun-Kyung

Asian Art

MEDIUM Glazed ceramic decorated with underglaze iron red
DATES ca. 1572
DYNASTY Joseon dynasty
DIMENSIONS 9 1/16 × 7 5/16 in. (23 × 18.5 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Asian Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 2019.42.2a-b
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Carroll Family Collection
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CAPTION Epitaph Plaques for Yi Jun-Kyung, ca. 1572. Glazed ceramic decorated with underglaze iron red, 9 1/16 × 7 5/16 in. (23 × 18.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Carroll Family Collection, 2019.42.2a-b (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2019.42.2b_front_PS11.jpg)
IMAGE front, 2019.42.2b_front_PS11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2020
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Two epitaph plaques for Yi Jun-Kyung (1499-1572). Yi Jun-Kyung was prime minister under King Myungjong and King Sunjo of the Joseon dynasty. The first plaque has 12 lines of text, covering the entire front surface with no margins. The second plaque has 8 1/2 lines of text, with a space at the end (far left).
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 <em>Epitaph Plaques for Yi Jun-Kyung</em>, ca. 1572. Glazed ceramic decorated with underglaze iron red, 9 1/16 × 7 5/16 in. (23 × 18.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Carroll Family Collection, 2019.42.2a-b (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2019.42.2b_front_PS11.jpg)