King of Polo Sticks Tarot Card Meaning and Art Mamluk Turkish Playing Card Deck Fragment
About the Deck
Mamluk Turkish Playing Card Deck Fragment
Found by Leo Mayer in 1942, this deck provides a crucial link between the patterns of the East and those of the West. It has distilled the Persian/Indian suits down into suits very similar to those used still today in Mediterranean Europe. These are the same suits used in most Tarot decks today.
polo-sticks-14, king-of-wands, king, polo-sticks
According to Many Schools of Thought
Papus's Divinatory Meanings
A dark man. A friend. Generally married. The father of a family.
A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings
Generally favourable may signify a good marriage.
Advice that should be followed.
Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings
Trouble. Happiness. Disaster to friends. Good news of friends.
S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings
Man living in the country, Country Gentleman, Knowledge, Education
A naturally good but severe man, Counsel, Advice, Deliberation.
P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings
A dark man, warm-hearted and true as a friend, straight in his dealings
good intentions frustrated.
Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings
vexation, quarrels, strife – a duel – murder and bloodshed, of which, however, the person inquiring of the cards is innocent. This card signifies also an age of eighty years and upward.