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Epitaph Plaques

Asian Art

MEDIUM Glazed ceramic with underglaze iron red
DATES 1631
DYNASTY Joseon dynasty
DIMENSIONS 8 3/8 × 5 1/2 in. (21.2 × 14 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Asian Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 2019.42.4a-c
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Carroll Family Collection
RIGHTS STATEMENT
CAPTION Epitaph Plaques, 1631. Glazed ceramic with underglaze iron red, 8 3/8 × 5 1/2 in. (21.2 × 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Carroll Family Collection, 2019.42.4a-c (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2019.42.4a_front_PS11.jpg)
IMAGE front, 2019.42.4a_front_PS11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2020
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Three epitaph plaques, identity of commemorated individual to be determined, but given the date to 1631, the individual likely lived from the end of the 16th century to circa 1631. Each plaque consists of 8 lines of text. One plaque is slightly discolored (yellow) and has an old repair that obscures part of the text. Some characters have been re-written on top of the repair. Each plaque has a line of text written on one long edge.
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 <em>Epitaph Plaques</em>, 1631. Glazed ceramic with underglaze iron red, 8 3/8 × 5 1/2 in. (21.2 × 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Carroll Family Collection, 2019.42.4a-c (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2019.42.4a_front_PS11.jpg)