Epitaph Plaques for Yi Ha-Jin
Glazed ceramic with underglaze iron red
7 3/16 × 5 11/16 in. (18.3 × 14.5 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of the Carroll Family Collection
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)
front, 2019.42.6a_front_PS11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2020
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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.
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