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Six of Cups 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 Six of Cups from the Sola Busca Tarot Deck

Upright

Beginner's luck. Achievement in the face of unlikely odds.

Reversed

Hubris. Disaster.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

Obstacles insuperable. Widowhood. Separation.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

Pleasant memories.

Reversed

Inheritance to fall in quickly.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

Good fortune. Happiness. Reverses. Troubles.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

The Past, passed by, Faded, Vanished, Disappeared

Reversed

The Future, that which is to come, Shortly, Soon.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

much domestic happiness; every year a christening; children will receive rich presents from godfathers and godmothers.