Epitaph Plaques for Yi Jun-Kyung
Glazed ceramic decorated with underglaze iron red
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Gift of the Carroll Family Collection
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, 2019.42.2a_front_PS11.jpg)
front, 2019.42.2a_front_PS11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2020
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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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