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Floor slab of Elizabet van Markel

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1451
Name Floor slab of Elizabet van Markel
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Deventer, Bergkerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with an inscription along the edge, quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners, and an effaced heraldic shield in the centre hanging from a branch and satyr's mask
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [52] St. Nicolaaskerk (Bergkerk) (St Nicholas' Church), Deventer
Arguments
Specification
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
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Elizabet van Markel
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [3446] Elizabet van Markel (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons not applicable (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 blue limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness Losses on the surface and along the right edge
Condition The slab is damaged and broken
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • heraldry removed
Specification The heraldic shield has been effaced
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Bloys van Treslong Prins, P.C., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Overijssel (Utrecht 1925), 62; no. 56
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Incised no.: 68

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1451] Floor slab of Elizabet van Markel

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with an inscription along the edge, quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners, and an effaced heraldic shield in the centre hanging from a branch and satyr's mask
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1558
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Deventer, Bergkerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is located in the south transept of the church
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the centre of the slab
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield effaced (uitgehakt)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • One or two mythical figures (mythical beasts (dragon, unicorn, phoenix, wyvern))
  • Other (guige or band, tree, branch)
Specification Hanging from a branch and satyr's mask by a guige or band
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to
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 Anno 1558 / des wonsdages nae Sant Michijl sterf Eli / zabet van / Markel.
Translation
English translation In the year 1558, the Wednesday after (the feast of) Saint Michael died Elizabet van Markel.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [3446] Elizabet van Markel (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The feast of St Michael the Archangel is celebrated on September 29

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • evangelist symbols
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3446
Personal details
Name Elizabet van Markel
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1558
Additional remarks Elizabet van Markel died shortly after 29 September 1558
Social standing
Status
Arguments
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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