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Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s) (fragment(s))

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1398
Name Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s) (fragment(s))
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Rolde, Jacobuskerk (Nederlands Hervormde Kerk)
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Sarcophagus (lid)
Short description Fragment of a stone lid with an effigy and decorations along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1150-1200
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [75] St. Jacobuskerk (Rolderkerk) (St James's Church (Rolderkerk)), Rolde
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification
Still in original institution? probably yes
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
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; no information on possible other functions
Grave findings
Additional remarks No information is available about possible other functions, because only a fragment of the lid of the sarcophagus remains
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons
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 sandstone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness Incomplete: a fragment. Part of the right-hand side of the original lid.
Condition The fragment is broken and 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
  • Broekhoven, Sabine; Ginkel-Meester, Saskia van; Kolman, Chris; Stenvert, Ronald, Monumenten in Nederland, Drenthe (Zwolle/Zeist 2001), 172
  • Knottnerus, J., Oude Drentse Kerken in beeld 2, http://home.kpn.nl/n1357/rolde_17.htm
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Sarcophagus (lid) of [1398] Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s) (fragment(s))

Indication of part
Indication of part Sarcophagus (lid)
Short description
Short description Fragment of a stone lid with an effigy and decorations along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1150-1200
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Rolde, Jacobuskerk (Nederlands Hervormde Kerk)
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The lid is located in the choir
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation This lid shares similarities with lids in Janum and Roodkerk, respectively MeMO Memorial Object ID 1348 and 1366
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Portraits

Indication of part
Indication of part Sarcophagus (lid)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait in the centre of the (original) lid
Portrait of
Name
Sex
Argumentation
  • not identified
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person cannot be determined
Argumentation
Specification
Posture standing
Manner of portrayal Standing on a mirrored volute? The hands may have been raised in front of the chest, possibly in prayer (orant position). The feet are turned outward.
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description a knee-length tunic with a belt
Attributes
Attributes
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks The effigy is incomplete. In its original state, it most likely resembled the effigies on lids in Janum and Roodkerk, respectively MeMO Memorial Object ID 1348 and 1366.

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Sarcophagus (lid)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • scrollwork and/or strapwork
  • flowers/plants
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) (part of) a mirrored volute motif at the bottom; leaves (or fruit?) between scrollwork on the edge
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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