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Floor slab of unknown person(s)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3525
Name Floor slab of unknown person(s)
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Utrecht, Pieterskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with quatrefoils in the corners, worn inscription along the edge, added inscription in the lower half and a missing brass heraldic shield in the upper half
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1450-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [19] St. Pieterskerk (Pieterskerk) (St Peter's Church), Utrecht
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? yes
(Probable) original location
  • in the (side) aisle
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks The slab has always been located in the south aisle
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 badly worn and the inscription is illegible
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 along the edge is illegible
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 blue limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness Incomplete: the brass inlay (heraldic shield) is missing
Condition In poor condition. The slab is badly worn: the original inscription is illegible. It is unclear what was depicted in the corner quatrefoils. Large break in the upper half.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification inscription added for A.E. van Weerden (d.1787)
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 provincie Utrecht (Utrecht 1919), 258; no. 7
  • Bogaers, L.C.J.J., Commemoration in a Utrecht collegiate church: burial and memorial culture in St. Peter's (1054-1784), in: Bueren, T. van; Leerdam, Andrea van, Care for the here and the hereafter: memoria, art and ritual in the Middle Ages (Turnhout 2005), 191-219, 197
  • Groot, Arie de; Bogaers, L.C.J.J., Van anonieme graven tot persoonsgebonden grafmonumenten: zeven eeuwen grafcultuur in de Utrechtse Pieterskerk, Trajecta: tijdschrift voor de geschiedenis van het katholiek leven in de Nederlanden 11 (2002), 211-243, 225
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Incised no.: 13

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3525] Floor slab of unknown person(s)

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with quatrefoils in the corners, worn inscription along the edge, added inscription in the lower half and a missing brass heraldic shield in the upper half
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1450-1550
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Utrecht, Pieterskerk
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 south aisle
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 upper half of the slab
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield Late gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield Brass inlay is missing
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 the edge(s) of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription
Translation
English translation
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription is badly worn and illegible
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