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Floor slab of Joest van Scharren and Katrinen van Scha[...]

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2334
Name Floor slab of Joest van Scharren and Katrinen van Scha[...]
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Amby, St. Walburgakerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with inscription along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1475-1525
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [359] St. Walburgakapel (St Walpurga's Chapel), Maastricht
Arguments
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
Specification
Still in original institution? unknown
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • in the church
Argumentation manuscript
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks According to a manuscript, the slab was originally located in the atrium ("ïn atrio") of the church
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 Joest van Scharren and Katrinen van Scha[...]
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4663] Katrinen van Scha[...] (female)
  • [4662] Joest van Scharren (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons married couple
Relation specification perhaps more persons were commemorated; only part of the inscription remains
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
Condition The slab is worn: part of the inscription is illegible
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance atrium of the Walburga kapel (Walburga chapel), Amby; cemetery of the rebuilt chapel/church
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), , 12; no. 8
Other documentation
The slab is not included in the databases of the SKKN and RCE
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2334] Floor slab of Joest van Scharren and Katrinen van Scha[...]

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with inscription along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1503
Specified date 1503/06/01
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification date of death of Joest; the date of death of Katrinen is unknown
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Amby, St. Walburgakerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution Located in the cemetery of the church? It has not been possible to verify the presence of the slab in the cemetery/church.
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 along the edge
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier liegt begraven Joest van Scharren starff anno XV ende III den ersten Junii ende syne huysfrou Katrinen van Scha[...] en [...]
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Joest van Scharren, died in the year 1503 on the first of June and his wife Katrinen van Scha[...] [...]
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4662] Joest van Scharren (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [4663] Katrinen van Scha[...] (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4662
Personal details
Name Joest van Scharren
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1503/06/01
Additional remarks Husband of Katrinen.
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
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4663
Personal details
Name Katrinen van Scha[...]
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Wife of Joest van Scharren.
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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