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Floor slab of an unknown member of the Wincken family (1)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 50
Name Floor slab of an unknown member of the Wincken family (1)
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Uitwierde, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with a male effigy in the centre and heraldry in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1550-1625
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [97] Kerk van Uitwierde (Church of Uitwierde), Uitwierde
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification The Wincken family lived in Uitwierde. There are more slabs of members of the family left in the church (Id 51).
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? no
(Probable) original location
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks The slab was formerly incorporated into the church path, now the object is placed against the outer wall of the church, to the right of the entrance.
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 unknown member of the Wincken family (1)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [74] member of the Wincken family (1) (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)
  • stone
Specification
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 198 x 69 x 0
Completeness A brass with inscription is probably missing
Condition Good condition, but terribly restored
Conservation According to Pathuis the slab was terribly restored
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) removed
Specification A brass with inscription is probably missing
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Alma, Redmer, Groninger gedenkwaardigheden, http://www.redmeralma.nl; 475
  • Alma, Redmer, Portretzerken in Groningen, Groninger kerken 22 (2005), 105-108, 117-120, 117
  • Ozinga, M.D., De Nederlandsche Monumenten van Geschiedenis en Kunst, deel VI De Provincie Groningen, eerste stuk: Oost-Groningen ('s Gravenhage 1940), 67, xxii-2
  • Pathuis, A., Groninger gedenkwaardigheden; teksten, wapens en huismerken van 1298-1814 (Assen/Amsterdam 1977), 135; no. 475; pl. IX
Other documentation
Inventory SKKN: church 1683, object 5 (p. 3)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [50] Floor slab of an unknown member of the Wincken family (1)

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a male effigy in the centre and heraldry in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 198 x 69 x 0
Date
Year 1550-1625
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Uitwierde, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility The slab is visible outside, to the right of the entrance of the church (see the photo of the church)
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation Two slabs, Id 50 and Id 51, both of members of the Wincken family, look very similar and are of the same size
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Perhaps there was an inscription on a brass?

Portraits

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait centre of the slab
Portrait of
Name member of the Wincken family (1)
Sex male
Argumentation
  • based on heraldry on the memorial object
Specification The person is a member of the Wyncken family
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person cannot be determined
Argumentation
Specification
Posture uncertain/cannot be determined
Manner of portrayal Recumbent (a traditional posture of prayer, with open eyes) or standing
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing aristocratic/noble attire
Short description Full armour
Attributes
Attributes
  • armour
  • gloves
Specification Plumed helmet and two metal gloves
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing The helmet and gloves are lying at the feet of the man
Additional remarks

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower left corner
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield barry of ten (gedwarsbalkt van tien stukken)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: a billet between two ostrich feathers (helmteken: een op de korte zijde staand blok tussen twee struisveren)
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
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry top left corner
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield a demi-lion, in base a six-pointed star (een halve leeuw, onder vergezeld van een zespuntige ster (Wincken))
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: a six-pointed star between two wings, a six-pointed star on each wing (helmteken: een vlucht, waartussen een zespuntige ster, elke vleugel beladen met een zespuntige ster)
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
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower right corner
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield an armed man riding a horse brandishing a sword over his plumed helmet (een geharnaste man te paard een zwaard boven de gepluimde helm zwaaiend (To Nansum))
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: an issuant armed man brandishing a sword above his plumed helmet (helmteken: een uitkomende geharnaste man een zwaard boven de gepluimde helm zwaaiend)
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
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry top right corner
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield two affronty demi-lions, in base a star (twee aanziende klimmende halve leeuwen, onder vergezeld van een ster)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: perhaps a sejant guardant lion (helmteken: misschien een aanziende zittende leeuw)
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

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 74
Personal details
Name member of the Wincken family (1)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • clothing of the portrayed person
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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