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Floor slab of Adriaan van Raveschot

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 50
Name Floor slab of Adriaan van Raveschot
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Sprang-Capelle (Capelle), Hervormde Kerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with the effigy of a knight in the centre, a dog at his feet, an arch showing a coat of arms above, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with heraldic shields in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1525
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [964] St. Johannes de Doperkerk (St John the Baptist's Church), Sprang-Capelle (Capelle)
Arguments
  • object is in the rebuilt institution
  • the institution/community is mentioned in the text
Specification
Still in original institution? 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
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Adriaen van Raveschoete (Adriaan van Raveschot)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [7585] Adriaen van Raveschoete (Adriaan van Raveschot) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons not applicable (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)
  • stone
Specification blue limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness Incomplete: losses in the corners. The quatrefoil in the upper left corner is completely missing. The slab was still complete in 1951, when it was recorded by Belonje (see photos).
Condition The slab is worn. Damages along the sides. A break across the centre.
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

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [50] Floor slab of Adriaan van Raveschot

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with the effigy of a knight in the centre, a dog at his feet, an arch showing a coat of arms above, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with heraldic shields in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1508
Specified date 1508/11/05
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Sprang-Capelle (Capelle), Hervormde Kerk
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 centre of the slab
Portrait of
Name Adriaen van Raveschoete (Adriaan van Raveschot)
Sex male
Argumentation
  • based on text(s) on the memorial object
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person cannot be determined
Argumentation
Specification
Posture recumbent
Manner of portrayal head on a pillow; hands held in prayer
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing aristocratic/noble attire
Short description armour
Attributes
Attributes
  • animal(s)
  • sword
Specification a sword hanging from his waist; a dog at his feet
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks Adriaan van Raveschot is depicted as a knight

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry above the portrait, on the arch
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield two contourny griffins with the head down, in pale (twee omgewende griffioenen met de kop omlaag, boven elkaar)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: a contourny griffin (helmteken: een omgewende griffioen)
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 Van Raveschot
Person details
Person details
  • [7585] Adriaen van Raveschoete (Adriaan van Raveschot) (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the upper left corner, inside a quatrefoil (lost)
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 two contourny griffins with the head down, in pale (twee omgewende griffioenen met de kop omlaag, boven elkaar)
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 Van Raveschot
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to Adriaan's paternal grandfather
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the lower left corner, inside a quatrefoil (partly missing)
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 a chevron between three horse shoes, 2-1 (een keper, vergezeld van drie hoefijzers, 2-1)
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 Schrevel
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to Adriaan's paternal grandmother
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the upper right corner, inside a quatrefoil (partly missing)
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 three horns, 2-1 (drie hoorns, 2-1)
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 Van Furnes?
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to Adriaan's maternal grandfather
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the lower right corner, inside a quatrefoil (partly missing)
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 wings or feathers? (vleugels of veren?)
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 Heraldry referring to Adriaan's maternal grandmother

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
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leet begraven Adriaen van Raveschoete ambachtheer van Screvelduyn Waspyck ende Cappel die sterf int jaer XVc ende VIII den Vten dach van novem[ber].
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Adriaan van Raveschot, lord of the manors of 's-Grevelduin, Waspik and Capelle who died in the year 1500 and 8, the 5th day of November.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [7585] Adriaen van Raveschoete (Adriaan van Raveschot) (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)
  • architectural decorations
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) A semicircular arch on a tiled floor
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 7585
Personal details
Name Adriaen van Raveschoete (Adriaan van Raveschot)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1508/11/05
Additional remarks Son of Jan van Raveschot and Antoinette van Furnes. Adriaan was married to Aleida van de Velde.
Social standing
Status nobility and patriciate
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification lord of the manors ('ambachtsheer') of 's-Grevelduin, Waspik and Capelle
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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