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Floor slab of unknown person(s)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3966
Name Floor slab of unknown person(s)
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Deventer, Bergkerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with a worn away or effaced inscription along the edge, quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners, a later inscription in the lower half, and a rectangular field containing an effaced coat of arms in the upper half
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1450-1600
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [52] St. Nicolaaskerk (Bergkerk) (St Nicholas' Church), Deventer
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 available about possible other functions, because the object is too worn and/or damaged
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 blue limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness Complete
Condition The slab is damaged and badly worn, especially the right-hand side
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • heraldry removed
  • inscription(s) removed
  • inscription(s) added
Specification • The inscription along the edges is worn away or has been effaced. An inscription in Roman majuscules added in the lower half, now badly worn, starting with 'Anno 161[3 or 7?]'. It also contains the names Van Rissen and Goesen. • The rectangular field in the upper half showed a coat of arms (now effaced, except for the mantling and tassels).
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 kerken der provincie Overijssel (Utrecht 1925), 65; no. 95
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3966] 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 worn away or effaced inscription along the edge, quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners, a later inscription in the lower half, and a rectangular field containing an effaced coat of arms in the upper half
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1450-1600
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Deventer, Bergkerk
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 choir of the church
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 in the upper half of the slab, inside a rectangular field
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield effaced (uitgehakt)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: effaced; the mantling and tassels remain (helmteken: uitgehakt; de dekkleden en kwastjes resteren)
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
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription is worn away or has been effaced

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) quatrefoils with Gothic tracery and the evangelist symbols in the corners
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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