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Floor slab of Antonius Colen and his son

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2127
Name Floor slab of Antonius Colen and his son
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 medallion in which a quatrefoil containing a coat of arms, worn heraldic shields inside medallions in the corners, inscription along the edge (worn) and across the top
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1550
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 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. • 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 Antonius Colen and his son
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4406] son of Anthonius Colen (male)
  • [4405] Antonius Colen (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons nuclear family
Relation specification Only father and son? Possibly another person is commemorated in the inscription along the edges of the slab, but this inscription is almost completely illegible.
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 Incomplete: the upper left corner is missing. Losses along the edges.
Condition In reasonable condition. The slab is worn, especially the lower half. The inscription along the edge is practically illegible.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks Large slab; the exact dimensions are unknown
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. 6
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 13249-133, photo no. 13249-133_1
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2127] Floor slab of Antonius Colen and his son

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Large stone slab with a centrally placed medallion in which a quatrefoil containing a coat of arms, worn heraldic shields inside medallions in the corners, inscription along the edge (worn) and across the top
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1527
Specified date 1527/11/19
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification date of death of Antonius Colen (date of death of the son is illegible)
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 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 inside quatrefoil in the centre
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield three cabbage leaves, 2-1 (drie koolbladeren, 2-1)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: three cabbage leaves in fan shape (helmteken: drie koolbladeren in waaiervorm)
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 Co(o)len
Person details
Person details
  • [4405] Antonius Colen (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry inside medallions in the corners
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield worn away (uitgesleten)
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 The shield in the upper left corner is largely missing

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 [...] hic sepultus [...] Annthonius [...] 22(?) [...] aprilis, requiescat in [pace].
Translation
English translation [...] here buried [...] Annthonius [...] 22(?) [...] April, rest in [peace].
Dutch translation [...] hier begraven [...] Annthonius [...] 22(?) [...] april, rust in [vrede].
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Parts of the inscription have completely worn away
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription across the top
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin/Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hir ligt Joncker Antonius Colen Anno 1527 on den 19 Novembris ende sin soen ut supra.
Translation
English translation Here lies squire Antonius Colen in the year 1527 on November 19 and his son as stated above.
Dutch translation Hier ligt jonker Antonius Colen in het jaar 1527 op 19 november en zijn zoon zoals hierboven beschreven.
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4405] Antonius Colen (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [4406] son of Anthonius Colen (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4405
Personal details
Name Antonius Colen
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1527/11/19
Additional remarks Husband of Elisabeth, with whom he had a son
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification nobleman/squire ('joncker'); chamberlain in Liege
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 4406
Personal details
Name son of Anthonius Colen
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Son of Antonius Colen and his wife Elisabeth
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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