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Floor slab of [...] Pietersz.

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2829
Name Floor slab of [...] Pietersz.
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Sint-Maartensdijk (Sint Maartensdijk), St. Maartenskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Damaged stone slab with an effaced chalice and host inside a trefoil in the centre, and an inscription along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1400-1500
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [260] St. Maartenskerk (St Martin's Church), Sint-Maartensdijk (Sint Maartensdijk)
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification [...] Pieters zoon was a canon at this church
Still in original institution? 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 [...] Pietersz.
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [6348] [...] Pietersz. (male)
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 Situated at the west end of the north aisle of the nave
Material(s)
  • stone
Specification Belgian hardstone (Arduin?)
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 205 x 115 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: the chalice and host in the trefoil have been hacked away
Condition Worn and damaged
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • decoration(s) removed
Specification The chalice and host have been hacked away in the central trefoil
Additional remarks The diameter of the trefoil is 31 cm
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
Other documentation
SKKN inventory nr. 6708-36
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2829] Floor slab of [...] Pietersz.

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Damaged stone slab with an effaced chalice and host inside a trefoil in the centre, and an inscription along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 205 x 115 x 0
Date
Year 1400-1500
Specified date
Argumentation
Specification
Additional remarks The canon died in 14[...]
Holding institution
Holding institution Sint-Maartensdijk (Sint Maartensdijk), St. Maartenskerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is situated in the west end of the north aisle of the nave
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 all four edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leet begraven [heer? meester? ...] Pieters zn. canonic in deser kerken ende sterf int jaer MCCCC ende [...]. God hebbe die ziele.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried [sir? master? ...] Pietersz., canon in this church, who died in the year 14[...]. God have the soul.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [6348] [...] Pietersz. (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Space was left in the inscription for the date of death, which was never added. The name of the canon is now partly illegible.

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • chalice (and host)
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) An effaced chalice and host in the central trefoil
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 6348
Personal details
Name [...] Pietersz.
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks The incomplete year of death in the inscription (M CCCC) suggests that he ordered the slab in his lifetime and that he expected to die before the turn of the century.
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
  • attribute of the portrayed/commemorated person (e.g. a priest's chalice)
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy canon
Specification canon at the Sint-Maartenskerk (Saint Martin's Church) in Sint Maartensdijk
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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