King of Cups Tarot Card Meaning and Art Visconti A Tarot Deck Fragment
About the Deck
Visconti A Tarot Deck Fragment
(aka Cary-Yale Tarot Deck or Visconti di Madrone Tarot Deck) One of the earliest Tarot Decks, the Cary Yale Visconti Deck is entirely gilded, with fine paintings upon it. Like the other Visconti decks, it features numerous heraldic devices. Unlike the other Visconti decks, it features a maid and a lady among the court cards.
Traditionally said to have been commissioned by Fillipo Maria Visconti for the 1441 marriage of Bianca Maria Visconti to Francesco Sforza I.
Italy, c. 1441.
ducal-crown, cups-14, king-of-cups, king, cups
According to Many Schools of Thought
Papus's Divinatory Meanings
A fair man. A friend. A barrister, judge, or ecclesiastic. A bachelor.
A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings
Beware of ill-will on the part of a man of position, and of hypocrisy pretending to help.
Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings
Reunion. Prosperity. Fidelity. Endurance.
S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings
A fair Man, Goodness, Kindness, Liberality, Generosity
A Man of good position, but shifty in his Dealings, Distrust, Doubt, Suspicion.
P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings
Fair man of generous disposition
a disappointing person.
Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings
a man high in station for a husband; a wealthy man will give the bride away, and will likewise furnish the marriage portion. The bridegroom will attain to high honors. On Christmas-day the person will obtain the consent of his or her beloved.