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Floor slab of Janneken Bouwe Jan Dircksens

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2383
Name Floor slab of Janneken Bouwe Jan Dircksens
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Tholen, Grote of Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with effaced heraldry and/or decoration in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [850] Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk (Our Lady's Church), Tholen
Arguments
Specification
Still in original institution? probably yes
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(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 Janneken Bouwe Jan Dircksens
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4723] Janneken Bouwe Jan Dircksens (female)
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 157 x 94 x 0
Completeness Complete, except for the effaced elements
Condition Worn and slightly damaged
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • heraldry removed
  • decoration(s) removed
Specification Heraldry and/or decoration hacked away in the central field. According to Bloys van Treslong Prins (1919), the central field originally showed two crossed hayforks between a mark (left) and a bow (right).
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Bloys van Treslong Prins, P.C., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Zeeland (Utrecht 1919), 268; no. 110
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 6758-S24
Additional remarks
Additional remarks • Incised number: 15 (upside down, top right corner) • Information provided by the Genealogische Werkgroep Tholen (Tholen genealogical working group).

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2383] Floor slab of Janneken Bouwe Jan Dircksens

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with effaced heraldry and/or decoration in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 157 x 94 x 0
Date
Year 1524
Specified date 1524/01/10
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Tholen, Grote of Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk
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 transept of the church ('wandelkerk')
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 of the slab?
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield effaced heraldry? (uitgekapte heraldiek?)
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

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 Hier leit begraven Janneken Bouwe Jan D[ircksens], Pieter Jansz huisvrouwe sterf anno XVc XXIIII den Xsten january.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Janneken Bouwe Jan Dircksens, wife of Pieter Jansz, died in the year 1524 on the 10th of January.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4724] Pieter Jansz (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [4723] Janneken Bouwe Jan Dircksens (female)
Sex female
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)
  • evangelist symbols
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) Quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners. According to Bloys van Treslong Prins (1919), the centre showed two crossed hayforks between a mark (left) and a bow (right).
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4723
Personal details
Name Janneken Bouwe Jan Dircksens
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1524/01/10
Additional remarks She was married to Pieter Jansz
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 4724
Personal details
Name Pieter Jansz
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks He was married to Janneken Bouwe Jan Dircksens
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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