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Floor slab of unknown person(s)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2407
Name Floor slab of unknown person(s)
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 two columns surmounted by an architectural structure with two angels supporting a heraldic shield, an illegible inscription on banderoles below, a later inscription in the centre, and quatrefoils in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
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
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
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 inscription(s) and heraldry are worn and effaced
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 234 x 127 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition Good
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification A later inscription in Roman majuscules in the centre commemorates the Toellenis-Bruys couple, who died in the 17th century.
Additional remarks Could the heraldic shield at the top and the quatrefoils in the corners have been effaced?
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), 255; no. 32
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 6758-S40
Additional remarks
Additional remarks • Information provided by the Genealogische Werkgroep Tholen (Tholen genealogical working group). • Bloys does not mention the original inscription on the banderoles (only the later one in the centre).

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2407] Floor slab of unknown person(s)

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with two columns surmounted by an architectural structure with two angels supporting a heraldic shield, an illegible inscription on banderoles below, a later inscription in the centre, and quatrefoils in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 234 x 127 x 0
Date
Year 1525-1575
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks Mid 16th century
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 southern transept ('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 at the top of the slab
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield worn away or effaced (afgesleten of uitgekapt)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • One or two mythical figures (angels or putti)
Specification Two angels
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 on banderoles
Language(s)
Languages
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription
Translation
English translation
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription is not legible

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
  • angels, putti or cherubs
  • mask(s)
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) two columns with Corinthian capitals surmounted by an architrave and frieze showing two angels, two pillars, two winged cherub heads and a mask(?); quatrefoils in the corners
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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