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Floor slab of unknown person(s)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3802
Name Floor slab of unknown person(s)
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Vorden, Antoniuskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with a Last Judgement scene inside a Renaissance aedicula, a pair of trumpet blowing putti above, a skull and the year '1556' below, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with heraldic shields in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [321] St. Antoniuskerk (Dorpskerk) (St Anthony's Church (Dorpskerk)), Vorden
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
Specification
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • in the choir
Argumentation The slab was found under the wooden floor of the choir during archaeological research in 2011
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 has not been identified (yet) since the inscription on the slab is hard to read
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 250 x 120 x 0
Completeness Unclear from the photo: left-hand side missing or hidden?
Condition The slab is damaged and badly worn. Several breaks.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks The dimensions are estimates
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • , Verslag van onderzoek c.q. archeologische begeleiding van de werkzaamheden in de hervormde kerk te Vorden op het adres Kerkstraat 4 7251 BC , http://www.oudvorden.nl/ifile/Archeologisch%20rapport%20Dorpskerk%20Vorden%202011vs%203.pdf, 6-9
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3802] Floor slab of unknown person(s)

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a Last Judgement scene inside a Renaissance aedicula, a pair of trumpet blowing putti above, a skull and the year '1556' below, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with heraldic shields in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 250 x 120 x 0
Date
Year 1556
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date given on the object (not date of death)
Specification date given in the lower section of the slab
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Vorden, Antoniuskerk
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

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry inside quatrefoils in the corners (originally)
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield Worn away (Weggesleten)
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 (originally)
Language(s)
Languages
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription
Translation
English translation
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The slab is worn and the inscription is consequently hard to read

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • religious representations
  • human figures (incl. skeletons and skulls)
  • architectural decorations
  • musical instruments
  • scrollwork and/or strapwork
  • flowers/plants
  • angels, putti or cherubs
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) Last Judgement scene: Christ sitting on a rainbow with the orb at his feet, a sun and moon above, the Virgin and St John the Baptist on clouds below, and human figures at the bottom of the scene (rising from their graves?); a pair of trumpet blowing putti in the upper corners; a Renaissance aedicula; a skull, scrollwork, flowers and foliage below
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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