A pair of 17th century French Apothecary Doors, the fielded panel construction in walnut with a Latin inscription at the top. It reads ‘Contra vim mort is non est medicamen in hortis’ which translates as ‘ There is not a medicine in gardens against the power of death’. Inscribed at the bottom of the doors are the names of the two apothecaries, ‘M.Amiruad’ and ‘A.Jahan’. French, circa 1630.
Width (each door): 35.5cms (14 inches)
Height(each door): 53cms (20.75 inches)