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King of Spades Art and Meaning

Old Fashioned Deck (Grimaud Playing Card Deck with Mother Shipton's Advice)

About the Deck

Mother Shipton's Old-Fashioned Advice with Grimaud Old-Fashioned Playing Cards. Digital Playing Cards with French suits, and the advice from an old fortune telling book. Both were printed in 1890.

Provenance

Grimaud & Shipton, 1890.

Meaning of King of Spades from the Old Fashioned Deck (Grimaud Playing Card Deck with Mother Shipton's Advice) Deck

Shows a man who is ambitious and certainly successful at court or with some great man who will have it in his power to advance him; but let him beware of the reverse.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

Dark bad man. A soldier, an enemy, or one to be mistrusted.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

A lawyer, senator, doctor.

Reversed

A bad man; also a caution to put an end to a ruinous lawsuit.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

Great happiness. A journey. A voyage on business. A happy life.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

A Lawyer, a Man of Law, Power, Command, Superiority, Authority

Reversed

A Wicked Man, Chagrin, Worry, Grief, Fear, Disturbance.

P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

A widower, an unscrupulous lawyer, impossible as a friend and dangerous as an enemy

Reversed

the desire to work evil without the power.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

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.