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Page of Cups Art and Meaning

Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck

A fair, pleasing, somewhat effeminate page, of studious and intent aspect, contemplates a fish rising from a cup to look at him. It is the pictures of the mind taking form.

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 Page of Cups from the Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Upright

Fair young man, one impelled to render service and with whom the Querent will be connected; a studious youth; news, message; application, reflection, meditation; also these things directed to business.

Reversed

Taste, inclination, attachment, seduction, deception, artifice.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

Fair child. A messenger. A birth.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

Good augury; also a young man who is unfortunate in love.

Reversed

Obstacles of all kinds.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

Love. Happiness. Pleasure. Concord.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

A fair Youth, Confidence, Probity, Discretion, Integrity

Reversed

A Flatterer, Deception, Artifice.

P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

A young bachelor devoted to enjoyment

Reversed

a military lover with a grievance.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

bridegroom; a fortunate wooer; the lover will at last soften the heart of his coy charmer; proposals of marriage and consent; you will receive tomorrow a letter containing money.

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