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Queen 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 Queen of Wands from the Sola Busca Tarot Deck Deck

Upright

(Palas) An intellectual or academic woman.

Reversed

(Palas) A shrew; a harpy. A woman who browbeats men.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

Dark woman. A friend. A serious person. A very good counsellor. The mother of a family.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

A good harvest, which may be taken in several senses.

Reversed

Goodwill towards the Querent, but without the opportunity to exercise it.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

Misfortune. Bad friends. Slander. Loss.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Woman living in the country, Lady of the Manor, Love of Money, Avarice, Usury

Reversed

A good a virtuous Woman, but strict and economical, Obstacles, Resistance, Opposition.

P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

A dark woman, loving but hasty, and bearing no malice

Reversed

harassed by jealousy.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

an hotel, or place of public resort, where you will make an agreeable acquaintance.