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Floor slab of Eyska Scheltkema (or: Eijlka Scheltkema)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 60
Name Floor slab of Eyska Scheltkema (or: Eijlka Scheltkema)
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Zandeweer, Johannes de Doperkerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with heraldry in the centre, Gothic decorations (tracery) around, an inscription on the edge and heraldry in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [516] St. Johannes de Doperkerk (St John the Baptist's Church), Zandeweer
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification
Still in original institution? probably 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 is placed outside, against a wall of the tower
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 Eyska Sceltcuma (or: Eijlka Sceltcuma), Eyska Scheltkema (or: Eijlka Scheltkema)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [84] Eyska Sceltcuma (or: Eijlka Sceltcuma), Eyska Scheltkema (or: Eijlka Scheltkema) (female)
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 Sandstone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness Complete
Condition Parts of the inscription and the heraldry are worn
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; 505
  • Belonje, J., Steenen charters (Amsterdam 1943), 12
  • Pathuis, A., Groninger gedenkwaardigheden; teksten, wapens en huismerken van 1298-1814 (Assen/Amsterdam 1977), 141; no. 505; pl. IX
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [60] Floor slab of Eyska Scheltkema (or: Eijlka Scheltkema)

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with heraldry in the centre, Gothic decorations (tracery) around, an inscription on the edge and heraldry in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1540
Specified date 1540/06/03
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification Date of death according to Pathuis. According to Belonje the woman died in 1507.
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Zandeweer, Johannes de Doperkerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility The slab is placed outside
Remarks about holding institution The slab is placed against a wall of the tower
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 central part of the slab, below
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield a reguardant eagle, an inescutcheon unreadable (een omziende adelaar beladen met met een borstschild, waarvan de emblemen zijn afgesleten (= Scheltkema))
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: a star between two wings (helmteken: een vlucht waartussen een 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 upper left corner
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield three roses, 2-1, in fess point a roundle (drie rozen, 2-1, in het schildhart vergezeld van een bol (Eysens))
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
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 Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield a two-headed eagle (een dubbele adelaar (Nittersum?))
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
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry upper right corner
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield a pot-hanger palewise (een rechtopstaande schoorsteenhaal (Hillebrants))
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
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 Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield per pale, I: a demi eagle; II: a contourny wreathed moor's head and bust between two roses, in pale (links: gedeeld, I: de Friese adelaar; II: een omgewend morianenborstbeeld met wrong tussen twee rozen onder 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
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription on the edge
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno MVc unde XL, up den darden dach juny, rustede in den Heren de erbare frouwe Eyska Sceltcuma, cuius anima requiescat in pace. Amen.
Translation
English translation In the year 1540, on the third day of June, has died in the Lord the honourable woman Eyska Sceltcuma, whose soul may rest in peace. Amen.
Dutch translation In het jaar 1540, op de derde dag van juni, rustte in de Heer de eerbare vrouwe Eyska Sceltcuma, wiens ziel in vrede moge rusten. Amen.
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [84] Eyska Sceltcuma (or: Eijlka Sceltcuma), Eyska Scheltkema (or: Eijlka Scheltkema) (female)
Sex female
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)
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 84
Personal details
Name Eyska Sceltcuma (or: Eijlka Sceltcuma), Eyska Scheltkema (or: Eijlka Scheltkema)
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1540/06/03
Additional remarks Or 1507 (Belonje)?
Social standing
Status nobility
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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