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Floor slab of two unknown persons (fragment(s))

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3790
Name Floor slab of two unknown persons (fragment(s))
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Middelburg, Private collection
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Fragment of a stone slab with two incised effigies in the central field, an inscription along three edges, and quatrefoils with evangelist symbols in the lower corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [934] Onze Lieve Vrouwe- en St. Barbaragasthuis (Our Lady and St Barbara's Hospital), Middelburg
Arguments
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
Specification The slab was found under the floor of the former chapel of the hospital (now church)
Still in original institution? no
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
Grave findings
Additional remarks
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
Relation specification
Additional remarks The commemorated party probably consists of two persons, given the two effigies. The remaining inscription is hard to read and interpret.
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 89 x 142 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: a fragment. The lower part of the original slab.
Condition The slab is worn
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Incised: in a circle a K (for: 'kerk', church) and the number 39. Information and photos provided by Sarina Hendrikse.

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3790] Floor slab of two unknown persons (fragment(s))

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Fragment of a stone slab with two incised effigies in the central field, an inscription along three edges, and quatrefoils with evangelist symbols in the lower corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 89 x 142 x 0
Date
Year 1500-1550
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Middelburg, Private collection
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Portraits

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait in the central field, on the left
Portrait of
Name
Sex
Argumentation
  • not identified
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person cannot be determined
Argumentation
Specification
Posture standing
Manner of portrayal
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description long garment
Attributes
Attributes
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait in the central field, on the right
Portrait of
Name
Sex
Argumentation
  • not identified
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person cannot be determined
Argumentation
Specification
Posture standing
Manner of portrayal
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description long garment with cloak(?)
Attributes
Attributes
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks Probably a woman

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription along three edges of the fragment
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription [...]anta gloria ayan / qui [...]ssa [?] z. d' fetie[.]bre / yet a. IO dotiu[...]
Translation
English translation
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription is hard to read and interpret. Inscription along four edges originally.

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) two (originally four) quatrefoils with evangelist symbols
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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