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Floor slab of Jacobus de Indoeten (fragment(s))

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2115
Name Floor slab of Jacobus de Indoeten (fragment(s))
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 Fragment of a stone slab with an inscription along the edge and worn evangelist symbols inside quatrefoils in two corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1425-1475
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [362] St. Servaaskapittel (Chapter of St Servatius), Maastricht
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
  • 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; no information on possible other functions
Grave findings
Additional remarks 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 Jacobus de Indoeten
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4377] Jacobus de Indoeten (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons not applicable (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks The rather long inscription in the large part of the fragment that remains indicates that just one person was commemorated in the inscription along the edges
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 Incomplete: a fragment (the lower part of the original slab)
Condition In poor condition. The fragment is badly worn and shows a large vertical break. The lower left corner is severely 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
  • 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), , 146; no. 48
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no 13249-125, photo no. 13249-125_1
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The top of the fragment shows what appears to be part of a large quatrefoil

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2115] Floor slab of Jacobus de Indoeten (fragment(s))

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Fragment of a stone slab with inscription along the edge and worn evangelist symbols inside quatrefoils in two corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1453
Specified date
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
Remarks about holding institution The fragment is located in the cloister
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 probably along all four edges of the slab originally
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription [...] Jacobus de Indoeten, ecclesiae [...] vixit [...] nativitate Domini M CCCC LIII mensis De[cembris ...]
Translation
English translation [...] Jacobus de Indoeten, of [this] church [...] lived [...] birth of the Lord 1453 in the month of De[cember ...]
Dutch translation [...] Jacobus de Indoeten, van [deze] kerk [...] leefde [...] geboorte van de Heer 1453 in de maand de[cember ...]
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4377] Jacobus de Indoeten (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The fragment shows an inscription along the right, bottom and left edges of the slab. The inscription is worn and consequently hard to read. Furthermore, part of the inscription is missing.

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) two worn evangelist symbols
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4377
Personal details
Name Jacobus de Indoeten
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1453
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification The inscription mentions behind the name of the commemorated person that he was 'of this church ...'. This expresion, albeit just a fragment, combined with the fact that the inscription is in Latin, indicates that the commemorated person was a clergyman.
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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