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Neogothic apothecary cabinet
Ref : 92911
12 000 €
Period :
20th century
Medium :
Dimensions :
l. 65.75 inch X H. 69.69 inch X P. 23.62 inch
Galerie Gabrielle Laroche

Haute Epoque Fine Art

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Neogothic apothecary cabinet

Wooden apothecary cabinet with carved decoration in neo-Gothic style. The capitals are carved with Baphomets holding two figures by the hair for one and fantastic birds for the other.

Idol worshiped by the Knights of the Order of the Temple, most often represented by the head of a bearded man - but not only. The Templars at the fall of the Latin States of the East in 1291, went into exile in France and represented a powerful military and financial force in the face of royal power weakened by debt.
They have also been accused of apostasy for having in the East denied Christ and worshiped Baphomet but also, according to one of the many interpretations, it is a code name meaning wisdom ...

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