King of Bells Art and Meaning Early German Stenciled Playing Card Deck Fragment Deck
About the Deck
Germany, before 1500
According to Many Schools of Thought
Fair man. Inimical or indifferent.
A rather dark man, a merchant, master, professor.
An old and vicious man.
Fortune from the sea. Enterprises successful. Misfortune. Loss.
A dark Man, Victory, Bravery, Courage, Success
An old and vicious Man, a Dangerous Man, Doubt, Fear, Peril, Danger.
A very fair or white-haired man, a soldier by profession, and of a deceitful turn of mind
a treacherous schemer.
a joyful bridal; a happy wedding-day: endeavors toward a union with a beloved object