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Floor slab of unknown person(s)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2148
Name Floor slab of unknown person(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 Large stone slab with the outlines of a human figure and architecture; brass inlays are missing
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1400-1600
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
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [7627] unknown person (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no information about the commemorated party (one or more persons)
Relation specification
Additional remarks Unknown whether the slab commemorated one or more persons: the inscriptions are missing. The presence of an effigy does not necessarily mean that only the portrayed person was commemorated.
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)
  • brass (copper alloy)
  • stone
Specification brass (copper alloy) lost
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness Incomplete: the slab was originally inlaid with engraved brass plates showing inscriptions, decorations and possibly heraldry. These inlays are now missing.
Condition In poor condition
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
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 13249-150, photo no. 13249-150_1
Additional remarks
Additional remarks This slab is not included in Belonje (1961) or in 'De monumenten van geschiedenis en kunst V' (1926)

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2148] Floor slab of unknown person(s)

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Large stone slab with the outlines of a human figure and architecture; brass inlays are missing
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1400-1600
Specified date
Argumentation
Specification date given by the SKKN
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 cloister
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Portraits

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait in the centre of the slab
Portrait of
Name unknown person
Sex male
Argumentation
  • not identified
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person cannot be determined
Argumentation
Specification
Posture uncertain/cannot be determined
Manner of portrayal
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description
Attributes
Attributes
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks The status of the portrayed person cannot be determined; the inlaid brass effigy is missing. The outline suggests a man is depicted here.

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • architectural decorations
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) outlines of architecture (brass inlays are missing)
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 7627
Personal details
Name unknown person
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Possibly a man, based on the outline of the effigy
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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