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Ace of Wands Art and Meaning

Sola Busca Tarot Deck

About the Deck

The oldest complete tarot deck we possess, and one of the only early decks to be fully illustrated.

It is by no means certain, but it has been alleged that the Sola Busca tarot deck was commissioned to honor Alfonso d'Este on the occasion of his wedding to Anna Sforza, granddaughter of Bianca Maria Visconti.

Provenance

Italy, c.1491.

Meaning of Ace of Wands from the Sola Busca Tarot Deck Deck

Upright

Curiosity; the desire to learn.

Reversed

Complacency. Self-satisfaction.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

Commencement of an enterprise.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

Calamities of all kinds.

Reversed

A sign of birth.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

Engagement. Happy marriage and riches. Broken engagement. Separation of lovers.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Birth, Commencement, Beginning, Origin, Source

Reversed

Persecution, Pursuits Voilence, Vexation, Cruelty, Tyranny.

P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Good luck, letters or papers relating to money, pleasant tidings

Reversed

short-lived happiness, a tiresome correspondence.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

you will become a widower (widow) and will marry a young widow (young man) and have ten children.