ex libris of Paracelsus (?)
The famous alchemist Paracelsus -Quenton Massys ~ 16th century
Hirschvogel - Paracelsus (https://pinterest.com/pin/287386019943259535/).
Paracelsus was a physician and alchemist who made groundbreaking advances in the field of medicine.
Engraving of Paracelsus. Note presence of magic squares at top of image. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paracelsus http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magic_square
Alchemy, depiction of distillation apparatus by Hieronymus Brunschwig, Liber de arte Distillandi (Strasbourg, 1512).
old little glass bottles can make a beautiful centerpiece on a coffee table or vanity
The Magician - Golden Tarot (I love this card... it looks like Jesus!)