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Floor slab of Bernt Kueser

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2121
Name Floor slab of Bernt Kueser
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Zutphen, Walburgiskerk (Walburgkerk)
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with an effaced coat of arms in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and flowers(?) in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [27] St. Walburgiskerk (Walburgkerk) (St Walpurga's Church), Zutphen
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification
Still in original institution? 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; 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 Bernt Kueser
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4398] Bernt Kueser (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
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness Complete
Condition The slab is worn and somewhat damaged
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • heraldry removed
Specification
Additional remarks Dimensions: 233 x 112 (top) /105 (bottom)
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Kuile, E.H. ter, De Nederlandse monumenten van geschiedenis en kunst III. De provincie Gelderland, 2e stuk: Het kwartier van Zutfen (The Hague 1958), 238; no. 577
  • Muschart, R.T., Grafzerken, grafmonumenten en memoriesteenen in de Groote of St. Walburgskerk te Zutphen, Gelre 40 (1937), 174-275, 261; no. 240
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 12539-48 (p. 18)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Incised number: 36

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2121] Floor slab of Bernt Kueser

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with an effaced coat of arms in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and flowers(?) in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1553
Specified date 1553/07/08
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Zutphen, Walburgiskerk (Walburgkerk)
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 aisle, placed against the wall
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
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) Crest: two clubs (Helmteken: twee knotsen)
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 Ku(e)ser
Person details
Person details
  • [4398] Bernt Kueser (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
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Int jaer ons Heren MVc LIII op den VIII dach in die maent julius starf die erber ende frommen Bernt Kueser, hiir begraven, den God sy genedich.
Translation
English translation In the year of Our Lord 1553, on the 8th day in the month of July, died the honourable and pious Bernt Kueser, buried here, to whom God be merciful.
Dutch translation In het jaar onzes Heren 1553, op de 8ste dag in de maand juli, stierf de eerbare en vrome Bernt Kueser, hier begraven, die God genadig zij.
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4398] Bernt Kueser (male)
Sex male
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)
  • flowers/plants
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) flowers or leaves in the corners
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4398
Personal details
Name Bernt Kueser
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1553/07/08
Additional remarks
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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