Inscription: (border, upper left) Ut Leo desiccat sensim retrogradus herbas, / Sic sensim vives corporis ipsa dies.
[As the Lion, retrograding, gradually dries the grass, so does time itself gradually dry up bodily strength.]
(upper left) "Ethesias" [NE winds], "Auster" [S wind]
(center, left) Herbipotes Chiro, squaletes pellere morbus / Natus Apollineus quaqueat arte docet.
[Chiron, skilled in herbs, teaches the art by which the son of Apollo can drive out squalid diseases.]
(border, upper center) Coligit [for colligit] Augustus flavas sub virginie fruges, /
Colligit in seniu vir studiosus opes.
[August gathers golden fruits under the Virgin; the diligent man gathers riches for his old age.]
(center) Curat Josephus famis adventura pericla / Ut jam prelecta pellere messe queat.
[Joseph sees to it that he may be able to rout the coming perils of famile with already selected crops.]
(border, lower center) Vinifer Autunus maturis influit uvis. / Vnifer [for Vinifer] huic Iachus presidet Ismarius.
[Autumn, the wine-bringer, abounds in ripe grapes; Ismarian Bacchus, the wine-bringer, presides over it.]
(border, upper right) Condit vina cadis expressis Libra racemis, / Ut gravis etatem cautius era premit.
[The Scales store wine in jars after the grapes have been crushed, as a man burdened with years more carefully hoards his money.]
(upper right) "Corus" [NW wind], "Libs" [SW wind]
(center, right) Herculeo finem victo serpente labori / Carpta dat Hesperii splendida cura chori.
[The serpent having been vanquished, the splendid charge of the Hesperian chorus is plucked, and puts an end to the labors of Hercules.]