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Floor slab of Johannes de Petershem

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2112
Name Floor slab of Johannes de Petershem
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Maastricht, St. Servaasbasiliek
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Large stone slab with a centrally placed heraldic shield, inscription along the edge and evangelist symbols inside medallions in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1400-1450
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [362] St. Servaaskapittel (Chapter of St Servatius), Maastricht
Arguments
  • the institution/community is mentioned in the text
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification The commemorated person was a canon and priest at this church
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • 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 Johannes de Petershem
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4374] Johannes de Petershem (male)
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 290 x 157 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: the slab has been cut down at the bottom. Minor losses along the edges.
Condition In reasonable condition. The slab is worn and shows a diagonal scratch in the centre (across the shield).
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Belonje, J., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Limburg, Publications de la Société Historique et Archéologique dans le Limbourg 96-97 (1960), , 141; no. 2
  • Nispen tot Sevenaer, E. van, De monumenten van geschiedenis van kunst V. De provincie Limburg. Eerste stuk: gemeente Maastricht, derde aflevering (’s-Gravenhage 1935), 367; 5
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 13249-121, photo no. 13249-121_1
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2112] Floor slab of Johannes de Petershem

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Large stone slab with a centrally placed heraldic shield, inscription along the edge and evangelist symbols inside medallions in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 290 x 157 x 0
Date
Year 1428
Specified date 1428/06/28
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Maastricht, St. Servaasbasiliek
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility The top of the slab is hidden under a pew
Remarks about holding institution The slab is located in the baptistery
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 centre of the slab
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield billetty, a double tailed lion (bezaaid met blokjes, een dubbelstaartige leeuw)
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 Petershem (Pietersheim)
Person details
Person details
  • [4374] Johannes de Petershem (male)
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
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Johannes de Petershem, presbiter et canonicus ecclesie Sancti Servacii, qui obiit anno Domini MCCCC XXVIII mensis Iunii die vicesimo octavo [...] cuius anima per misericordiam Dei requiescat in pace. Amen.
Translation
English translation Johannes de Petershem, priest and canon of St Servatius's Church, who died in the year of the Lord 1428 on the 28th day of the month of June [...] whose soul through God's mercy may rest in peace. Amen.
Dutch translation Johannes de Petershem, priester en kanunnik van de St. Servaaskerk, die stierf in het jaar des Heren 1428 op de 28ste dag van de maand juni [...] wiens ziel door Gods barmhartigheid in vrede moge rusten. Amen.
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4374] Johannes de Petershem (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Part of the inscription has worn away

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) evangelist symbols inside medallions
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4374
Personal details
Name Johannes de Petershem
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1428/06/28
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy (parish or chantry) priest
Specification priest and canon at the St. Servaaskerk (St Servatius's Church) in Maastricht
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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