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Five of Wands Art and Meaning Visconti A Tarot Deck Fragment Deck

Designation

Five of Wands

About the Deck

Visconti A Tarot Deck Fragment

(aka Cary-Yale Tarot Deck or Visconti di Madrone Tarot Deck) One of the earliest Tarot Decks, the Cary Yale Visconti Deck is entirely gilded, with fine paintings upon it. Like the other Visconti decks, it features numerous heraldic devices. Unlike the other Visconti decks, it features a maid and a lady among the court cards.

Traditionally said to have been commissioned by Fillipo Maria Visconti for the 1441 marriage of Bianca Maria Visconti to Francesco Sforza I.

Provenance

Italy, c. 1441.

Tags

wands-5, five-of-wands, five, wands

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

Obstacles surmounted.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

Success in financial speculation.

Reversed

Quarrels may be turned to advantage.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Gold, Opulence, Gain, Heritage, Riches, Fortune, Money

Reversed

Legal proceedings, Judgment, Law, Lawyer, Tribunal.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

signifies a person high in office, who is well disposed toward you.

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