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Floor slab of Jacop Mathisz. and his wife Ariaenken

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1869
Name Floor slab of Jacop Mathisz. and his wife Ariaenken
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Waspik, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Large stone slab with a coat of arms in the centre, a blank rectangular strapwork cartouche below, a rectangular strapwork cartouche with inscription above, an inscription and four heraldic shields along the edges
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [691] St. Johannes de Doperkerk (St John the Baptist's Church), Waspik
Arguments
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification The slab may have been discovered during the restoration of the church in 1959
Still in original institution? probably yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? no
(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 and social
Grave findings
Additional remarks • Commemorated on the object are a married couple, (members of) a nuclear family or (members of) an extended family: see Commemorated party. • No information is available about possible other functions, because the object is too damaged or no photograph is available.
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Jacop Mathisz. and his wife Ariaenken
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4062] Jacop Mathisz. (male)
  • [4063] Ariaenken, wife of Jacop Mathisz. (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons married couple
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 Namur stone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 232 x 114 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: the upper right corner is missing
Condition The slab is damaged and worn in places, leaving the years of death difficult to read. A break in the lower half.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) removed
  • heraldry removed
Specification Heraldry largely effaced. Unclear whether the rectangular cartouche has always been blank, or whether an inscription has been hacked away.
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
Other documentation
SKKN inventory no. 8645-8 (1982)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1869] Floor slab of Jacop Mathisz. and his wife Ariaenken

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Large stone slab with a coat of arms in the centre, a blank rectangular strapwork cartouche below, a rectangular strapwork cartouche with inscription above, an inscription and four heraldic shields along the edges
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 232 x 114 x 0
Date
Year 1549
Specified date 1549/11/11
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks The year of death is unclear
Holding institution
Holding institution Waspik, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is situated in the south side 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 Marshalled arms (2 coats of arms in one shield per pale or per fess)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield per pale, I: a bend sinister; II: unrecognisable (gedeeld, I: een linkerschuinbalk; II: onherkenbaar)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: two wings (helmteken: een vlucht)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
Specification
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Jacop Mathiszn. and Ariaenken
Person details
Person details
  • [4062] Jacop Mathisz. (male)
  • [4063] Ariaenken, wife of Jacop Mathisz. (female)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry on the left edge, in the middle, inside a roundel
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield largely effaced; a wheel (grotendeels uitgekapt; een rad)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
Specification
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry on the right edge, in the middle, inside a roundel
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield largely effaced; a wheel? (grotendeels uitgekapt; een rad?)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
Specification
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry on the top edge, in the middle, inside a roundel
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield largely effaced; a bend (grotendeels uitgekapt; een schuinbalk)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
Specification
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry on the bottom edge, in the middle, inside a roundel
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield largely effaced; a bend (grotendeels uitgekapt; een schuinbalk)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
Specification
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 Hier leyt begraven Jacop Mathiszn., eertit secretarius van desen dorpe, ende sterf int jaer anno XVc [XLIX?] den XI November. Bidt voor die zyel.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Jacop Mathisz., formerly secretary of this village, and [he] died in the year anno 1549(?) on the 11th November. Pray for the soul.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [4062] Jacop Mathisz. (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription in the upper rectangular cartouche
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leyt begraven Ariaenken, Jacop Mathiszn. huisvrou, ende sterf int jaer XVc ende [L? II?] den XIIIen July. [Bidt voor de ziel?]
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Ariaenken, wife of Jacop Mathisz., and [she] died in the year 1552(?) on the 13th July. [Pray for the soul?]
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [4062] Jacop Mathisz. (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [4063] Ariaenken, wife of Jacop Mathisz. (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • scrollwork and/or strapwork
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) two strapwork cartouches
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4062
Personal details
Name Jacop Mathisz.
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1549/11/11
Additional remarks The year of death is no longer clearly legible. Jacop was married to Ariaenken.
Social standing
Status patriciate
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification secretary, probably of Waspik
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4063
Personal details
Name Ariaenken, wife of Jacop Mathisz.
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1552/07/13
Additional remarks The year of death is no longer clearly legible
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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