King of Leaves Art and Meaning Early German Stenciled Playing Card Deck Fragment Deck
About the Deck
Germany, before 1500
According to Many Schools of Thought
Dark bad man. A soldier, an enemy, or one to be mistrusted.
A lawyer, senator, doctor.
A bad man; also a caution to put an end to a ruinous lawsuit.
Great happiness. A journey. A voyage on business. A happy life.
A Lawyer, a Man of Law, Power, Command, Superiority, Authority
A Wicked Man, Chagrin, Worry, Grief, Fear, Disturbance.
A widower, an unscrupulous lawyer, impossible as a friend and dangerous as an enemy
the desire to work evil without the power.
you will be drawn into difficulty on account of politics; but you will be so fortunate as to save the life of a person high in station, who will advance you, and you will become prosperous and renowned.