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Epitaph Plaques for Yi Ha-Jin

Asian Art

MEDIUM Glazed ceramic with underglaze iron red
  • Place Made: Korea
  • DATES ca. 1682
    DYNASTY Joseon dynasty
    DIMENSIONS 7 3/16 × 5 11/16 in. (18.3 × 14.5 cm)  (show scale)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2019.42.6a-f
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Carroll Family Collection
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Six epitaph panels for Yi Ha-Jin (1628-1682). Yi Ha-Jin was a noted confucian scholar whose inscriptions and calligraphies survive. The first five plaques have 10 lines of text. The last plaque has 5 lines of text plus two lines, likely a colophon. The plaques vary in color of glaze and darkness of text, but the calligraphy is consistent throughout.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Epitaph Plaques for Yi Ha-Jin, ca. 1682. Glazed ceramic with underglaze iron red, 7 3/16 × 5 11/16 in. (18.3 × 14.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Carroll Family Collection, 2019.42.6a-f (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2019.42.6a_front_PS11.jpg)
    IMAGE front, 2019.42.6a_front_PS11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2020
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