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Seven of Cups Art and Meaning

Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Strange chalices of vision, but the images are more especially those of the fantastic spirit.

About the Deck

Pivotal and canonical, this deck defined a new pattern that would be followed up to the present.

Provenance

Designed by A.E. Waite and Illustrated by Pamela Colman Smith. England, 1911.

Meaning of Seven of Cups from the Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Upright

Fairy favours, images of reflection, sentiment, imagination, things seen in the glass of contemplation; some attainment in these degrees, but nothing permanent or substantial is suggested.

Reversed

Desire, will, determination, project.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

Success and happiness.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

Fair child; idea, design, resolve, movement.

Reversed

Success, if accompanied by the Three of Cups.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

Pain Slight illness. Recovery from illness. Health.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Idea, Sentiment, Reflection, Project

Reversed

Plan, Design, Resolution, Decision.

P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Calm content

Reversed

boredom, satiety.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

misfortune threatens the family, but love is proof against all trials.