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Memorial brass of Bonno Awlsum

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 46
Name Memorial brass of Bonno Awlsum
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Uithuizen, Jacobikerk (Nederlands Hervormde Kerk)
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Brass with an inscription in a cartouche and a coat of arms above; originally part of a stone floor slab (lid)
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1550-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [95] St. Jacobuskerk (Jacobikerk) (St James's Church), Uithuizen
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification The Ausma family lived in Uithuizen
Still in original institution? probably yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? no
(Probable) original location
  • in a chapel
Argumentation The brass was part of the stone lid of the burial vault of the family, in the northern chapel of the church
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 Bonno Awlsum
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5890] Bonno Awlsum (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks
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)
  • brass (copper alloy)
Specification
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 60 x 48 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: the brass was originally part of a stone slab, only the brass survived
Condition Good condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Alma, Redmer, Groninger gedenkwaardigheden, http://www.redmeralma.nl; 464
  • Pathuis, A., Groninger gedenkwaardigheden; teksten, wapens en huismerken van 1298-1814 (Assen/Amsterdam 1977), 133; no. 464
  • Stenvert, Ronald, Monumenten in Nederland, Groningen (Zeist/Zwolle 1998), 208
Other documentation
SKKN inv. no. 1671-72
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [46] Memorial brass of Bonno Awlsum

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Brass with an inscription in a cartouche and a coat of arms above; originally part of a stone floor slab (lid)
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 60 x 48 x 0
Date
Year 1560
Specified date 1560/06/19
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Uithuizen, Jacobikerk (Nederlands Hervormde Kerk)
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The brass is situated in the wall of the northern chapel 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 above the cartouche
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield three fleurs de lys, 2-1, in fess point a six-pointed star (drie lelis, 2-1, in het midden vergezeld van een zespuntige ster)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: a fleur de lys (helmteken: een lelie)
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 Bonnoni Awlsum
Person details
Person details
  • [5890] Bonno Awlsum (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription in the cartouche below the coat of arms
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Bonnoni Awlsum coniunx et haeredes liberi. Obiit 1560 die 19 Iunii, aetatis suae 34.
Translation
English translation To Bonno Awlsum, his wife and his chldren as heirs. He died in 1560 on the 19th day of June, his age being 34.
Dutch translation Aan Bonno Awlsum, zijn echtgenote en zijn kinderen als erfgenamen. Hij stierf in 1560 op de 19de dag van juni in de leeftijd van 34.
Lay–out
Lay-out Roman majuscule
Inscription mentioning
Name [5890] Bonno Awlsum (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • scrollwork and/or strapwork
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) A cartouche surrounded by curling volutes and strapwork in the lower part of the slab (inscription inside)
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5890
Personal details
Name Bonno Awlsum
Sex male
Year/date of birth ca.1526
Year/date of death 1560/06/19
Additional remarks Bonno Awlsum died at the age of 34; he was married and had several children.
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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