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Nine 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 Nine of Cups from the Sola Busca Tarot Deck

Upright

A Svengali or Basilisk. A muse.

Reversed

One who leads by charisma.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

Children.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

Of good augury for military men.

Reversed

Good business.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

Good news. Tidings. Letters. Visits

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Victory, Advantage, Success, Triumph, Difficulties surmounted

Reversed

Faults, Errors, Mistakes, Imperfections.

P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

The wish card, good luck

Reversed

short sorrow.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

beautiful wedding gifts; a rich dowry: golden ornaments; a necklace; a diamond right; a gold watch.