King of Cups Tarot Card Meaning and Art Visconti B Tarot Deck Fragment
About the Deck
Visconti B Tarot Deck Fragment
(aka Pierpont Morgan Bergamo Tarot Deck) One of the earliest Tarot Decks, the Pierpont Morgan Deck is entirely gilded, with fine paintings upon it.
It is estimated to have been produced around 1451 or 1452, possibly for a triumphal event in 1453.
Italy, c. 1452.
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.