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Floor slab of an unknown person and [...] van Juckema (fragment(s))

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 403
Name Floor slab of an unknown person and [...] van Juckema (fragment(s))
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Franeker, Martinikerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Fragment(s) of a tapered stone slab with a worn heraldic shield, a worn text field above, unrecognisable element(s) below, an inscription along the edge, and rosettes in the upper corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1450-1500
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [44] St. Martinikerk (St Martin's Church), Franeker
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
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 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 an unknown person and [...] van Juckema
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [6446] unknown person (unknown)
  • [6445] [...] Jucke[...] ([...] van Juckema) (unknown)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no information about the commemorated party (one or more persons)
Relation specification
Additional remarks No information available about any relation between the commemorated persons: only parts of the inscriptions and the heraldry remain
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 red sandstone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 115 x 83 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: fragment(s). Do the two small pieces actually belong to the large fragment?
Condition The large fragment is badly worn. The text field is hard to read. Unclear what is depicted below the heraldic shield.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Walle, Hessel de, Friezen uit vroeger eeuwen; Opschriften uit Friesland, 1280-1811 (Franeker 2007), 236; no. 1602
  • Zandveld, Frits, Register van grafzerken in de Martinikerk te Franeker, http://members.home.nl/frits.zandveld/zerken/zplatte.htm; no. 162
Other documentation
Register of G. van der Heide (1993): record 162
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The tapered shape of the slab is reminiscent of that of sarcophagus lids

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [403] Floor slab of an unknown person and [...] van Juckema (fragment(s))

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Fragment(s) of a tapered stone slab with a worn heraldic shield, a worn text field above, unrecognisable element(s) below, an inscription along the edge, and rosettes in the upper corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 115 x 83 x 0
Date
Year 1476
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification the only legible date on the slab
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Franeker, Martinikerk
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 ambulatory, northeast side, near column 17 (groundplan Zandveld)
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 centre of the slab
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield worn: an arrow, and to the right [?] (versleten: een pijl, rechts vergezeld van [?])
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 An arrow appears for instance in the arms of the Wissema and Sjaerda families

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
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Int iaer ons heren M CCCC LXXVI do star[f] [...] [d]ie ziel.
Translation
English translation In the year of our Lord 1476 has died [...] the soul.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [6446] unknown person (unknown)
Sex unknown
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The fragment shows an inscription along the top, right and left edges of the slab
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription in a text field at the top of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription I[...] [...]op[r?...] [...] Jucke[...] [...] z[...].
Translation
English translation
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [6445] [...] Jucke[...] ([...] van Juckema) (unknown)
Sex unknown
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription is badly worn and therefore 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)
  • flowers/plants
  • rosettes
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) Rosettes in the upper corners. Decorations between the separate words of the edge inscription (mainly flowers/leaves).
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 6445
Personal details
Name [...] Jucke[...] ([...] van Juckema)
Sex unknown
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status
Arguments
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 6446
Personal details
Name unknown person
Sex unknown
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1476
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status
Arguments
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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