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Floor slab of Doecke van Rinia

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 105
Name Floor slab of Doecke van Rinia
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Blessum, Mariakerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Tapered stone slab with heraldry or decorations inside a rectangular field at the top, an inscription along the edge, and rosettes in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1450-1500
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [638] Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk (Mariakerk) (Our Lady's Church), Blessum
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification The Van Rinia family lived in the village of Blessum in a so-called 'stins' (estate). Another member of the family is also buried in this church.
Still in original institution? probably yes
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • in the church/chapel (exact location unknown)
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function Originally a sarcophagus lid? (based on the tapered shape)
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Doca van Rynghe (Doecke van Rinia)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [90] Doca van Rynghe (Doecke van Rinia) (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Name
Composition of the commissioning party
Specification
Members of the commissioning party
Commissioning person(s)
Commissioning Institution(s)
Relation between commissioning party and commemorated party
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Material(s)
  • stone
Specification red sandstone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness Minor losses along the edges
Condition The slab is broken and somewhat damaged
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Kolman, Chris; Stenvert, Ronald; Broekhoven, Sabine; Ginkel-Meester, Saskia van, Monumenten in Nederland, Frysl├ón, Friesland (Zeist/Zwolle 2000), 84
  • Walle, Hessel de, Friezen uit vroeger eeuwen; Opschriften uit Friesland, 1280-1811 (Franeker 2007), 66
  • Wierstra, Simon, Genealogische bestanden van de oude Friese adel en aanverwante families tot 1800, http://www.simonwierstra.nl/index6.htm
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [105] Floor slab of Doecke van Rinia

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Tapered stone slab with heraldry or decorations inside a rectangular field at the top, an inscription along the edge, and rosettes in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1478
Specified date 1478/02/02
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Blessum, Mariakerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is located under the tower
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription along all four edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Int iaer ons heren M CCCC [LX]XVIII do sterf Doca (Duca?) Rynghe op ons lieve vroue lichtmis dach. Bit voer de ziel.
Translation
English translation In the year of our Lord 1478 has died Doecke van Rinia on the [feast]day of Our Lady of Candlemas. Pray for the soul.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [90] Doca van Rynghe (Doecke van Rinia) (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Our Lady of Candlemas is celebrated on February 2

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • rosettes
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) Rosettes in the corners. Decorations between the separate words of the edge inscription.
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 90
Personal details
Name Doca van Rynghe (Doecke van Rinia)
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1478/02/02
Additional remarks Also known as Doecke Tjessinga. He was married to Lisck Pybes van Sickema and lived on the Rinia estate in Blessum.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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