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Ten of Cups Art and Meaning

Moorish Playing Card Deck Fragment

About the Deck

From an uncut sheet found in a museum in Barcelona. This deck provides an important link between the Mamluk deck pattern and the Mediterranean deck pattern, because it shares features of both; in general it looks fairly European, but the wands look like Polo Sticks and the Cups still look like Myriads, harking back to Ancient Chinese money-suited cards.

Provenance

Spain, c. 1414.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

Uncertainty.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

For a male Querent, a good marriage and one beyond his expectations.

Reversed

Sorrow; also a serious quarrel.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

Fidelity. Lovers. Friendships. Treachery.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

The Town wherein one resides, Honour, Consideration, Esteem, Virtue, Glory, Reputation

Reversed

Combat, Strife, Opposition, Differences, Dispute.

P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Antidote to bad cards; happiness and success

Reversed

passing worries.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

blessed with offspring; betrothal, merry weddings in the family; fortunate events occur in the family; joyful news; a great prize; a rich inheritance.

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