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[German deck of Conrad Josué Perrin, Berlin]

From: Cary Collection of Playing Cards

[German deck of Conrad Josué Perrin, Berlin]

From: Cary Collection of Playing Cards

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Other Creator: Cary, Melbert Brinckerhoff, 1892-1941
Date: circa 1770
Publisher: Conrad Josué Perrin
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Description:
Suit System: French
Type: Animal Tarock
Stance of Court Cards: Single Figure
Process: Block and stencil
Back: stars and dotted lines, blue
Borders: Square
Corners: Square
Composition of Deck: 77 of 78 [A, K, Q, C, J, 10-2, trumps I-XXI, Fool], lacking 6S.
CourtCards: KS with sun face on chest, fleurs-de-lis; JS with leaping dog; KH with orb, sword, eagle; KD: BERLIN / [fleurs-de-lis]; KC with fleurs-de-lis, Bavarian checkered pattern on shields; JC holds small device displaying Berlin bear: Conrad Josue Perrin. Kings retain their flat, two dimensional aspect while the other courts are presented in a naturalistic manner.
Trumps: Trump I depicts jester holding rack of wursts; IV, bird and cat; VI, eagle; XX, soldier with cap: FR; XXI, figure with bear and pole.
Taxation: Stamp on AH, red.
Notes and References: The courts are related to the Paris style; the trumps are quite similar to contemporary Bavarian packs. See D. Hoffmann and E. Kroppenstedt 1967.
Physical Description:
111 x 61 mm.
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Object ID: 10673467
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