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Floor slab of Jan Jansz. van Eck

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 65
Name Floor slab of Jan Jansz. van Eck
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Utrecht, Buurkerk of St Maria Minor (Museum Speelklok)
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with an inscription
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [13] Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk (Buurkerk; Maria Minor) (Our Lady's Church ), Utrecht
Arguments
Specification
Still in original institution? probably yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? probably not
(Probable) original location
  • in the church/chapel (exact location unknown)
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks The Buurkerk was restored in the 1970s and 1980s, during which most floor slabs were transferred to the nave
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 Jan Jansz. van Eck
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [145] Jan Jansz. van Eck (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
Completeness
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
  • Bloys van Treslong Prins, P.C., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de provincie Utrecht (Utrecht 1919), 175; no. 118
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Incised no.: 151

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [65] Floor slab of Jan Jansz. van Eck

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with an inscription
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1557
Specified date 1557/03/10
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Utrecht, Buurkerk of St Maria Minor (Museum Speelklok)
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility The slab is hidden under the floor covering
Remarks about holding institution The Buurkerk houses Museum Speelklok (since 1984). The slab is located in the nave of the church.
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription location unknown
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno XVc LVII sterf heer Jan Jansz. van Eck pastoor van Capell de Xde dach Meert.
Translation
English translation In the year 1557 sir Jan Jansz. van Eck died, priest of Capelle/Chapel(?), on the 10th day of March.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Name [145] Jan Jansz. van Eck (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 145
Personal details
Name Jan Jansz. van Eck
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1557/03/10
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy (parish or chantry) priest
Specification priest
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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