Corpus of misericords at Breda Grote Kerk

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Corpus of the misericords at Breda Grote Kerk.

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NB01

Man with hobby-horse [broken] between his legs. A small child leads the horse.

NB02

A woman at a spinning wheel. Carved by M Van der Poel 1944-45.

NB03

A Jester.

NB04

A man carrying a travelling stick.

NB05

A beggar with a staff and dog heading towards a town gate, possibly a blind beggar.

NB06

A bird seller with a basket of birds on his back.

NB07

A man wearing pattens, carrying a stick with a knob over is left shoulder.

NB08

A man standing by a table which had a tankard on it [now much broken]

NB09

A centaur, shooting with a bow and arrow.

NB10

Sagittarius and Pisces with the God planet Jupiter.

NB11

The God of the planets Saturn, bearing a shield and sickle [broken], with a star on his belt.

NB12

A centaur-like creature.

NB13

Bust of a man with wavy hair and beard.

NB14

An eagle preening its feathers.

NH01

A hunter resting with his dog, warming his hands by a fire. Carved by M Van der Poel 1944-45.

NH02

A camel kneeling so that a load can be placed on its back.

NH03

A man with a urine flask.

NH04

Proverb: To gain sanctuary in a church.

NH05

A Polish soldier keeping a German prisoner of war with a stem-gun. Carved by M Van der Poel 1944-45.

NH06

A dragon with wings spread, two paws with cloven hooves and long tail.

NH07

A carnival-reveler with a pennant. The satirisation of excessive drinking.

NH08

A sow with five piglets.

NH09

Bust of a woman with a draped head scarf.

NH10

A crippled beggar on crutches, before a house, the door of which is open.

NH11

A dog sleeping on a cushion.

NH12

Winged Monster.

NH13

Eagle in flight.

NH14

Vendor with basket.

NH15

Vendor with dog.

NH16

Two riding bicycle [modern]

SB01

A man raising a tankard of beer to his mouth at the same time peeing into an earthenware pot. Proverb: He who drinks a lot must piss a lot.

SB02

A carpenter/ mason on his way to work. Carrying over his shoulder a triangle on which a trowel, a brace and bit, and a square, and on his belt a money bag.

SB03

Bust of a woman.

SB04

A bagpiper wearing a short tunic and chaperon under his felt hat

SB05

A young woman in fashionable garb. Over her right shoulder she carries a pennant or banner. [broken]

SB06

A proverb in the form of a rebus: a man whose body changes into that of a duck, supporting the seat. The end [duck] must carry the burden.

SB07

A man with pattens on his feet with a walking stick.

SB08

A four-footed monster with the body of an animal, the head of a woman and winged forepaws which end in human hands, the hind paws are webbed. The tail curls upwards.

SB09

A man carrying a pewter pot in his left hand and over his right shoulder a sack. A pewterer.

SB10

A member of the guild of peat porters. He rubs his hands to keep warm.

SB11

A monster with the body of an animal with two wings, two clawed feet and long tail.

SB12

A man limps forward with the help of a staff. [broken]

SB13

Two monsters with entwined necks.

SB14

Proverb: To outgape the oven.

SB15

Two storks pecking at snakes in a basket.

SH01

A woman with a faggot on her back, a stick in her right hand and a handbag on her arm. She is accompanied by a dog. Carved by M Van der Poel 1944-45.

SH02

A dragon with the head and body of a dog, two wings instead of forelegs and a long tail between the hind legs.

SH03

A bird-siren holding a staff.

SH04

An elephant [trunk damaged] with howdah on its back.

SH05

A nailed up bat.

SH06

A man playing a guitar. Carved by M Van der Poel 1944-45.

SH07

A woman who has fallen asleep in a chair by the hearth.

SH08

A gate or port of a town or fortress with a draw up portcullis. Under this a canon.


SH09

An angel supporting a shield unblazoned.

SH10

A dragon with wings.

SH11

The head of a Jester.

SH12

A bird siren.

SH13

A female tapster, filling a jug from a barrel.

SH14

A monster with human head and hands, the rump and tail of an animal and wings of a dragon.

SH15

Two birds mating.

SH16

Bust of a woman.

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