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[German deck of Leipzig]

From: Cary Collection of Playing Cards

[German deck of Leipzig]

From: Cary Collection of Playing Cards

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Other Creator: Cary, Melbert Brinckerhoff, 1892-1941
Date: circa 1780
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Description:
Suit System: French
Type: Animal Tarock
Stance of Court Cards: Single Figure
Process: Block and stencil
Back: mottled, red
Borders: Square
Corners: Square
Composition of Deck: 78 [A, K, Q, C, J, 10-2, trumps I-XXI, Fool].
CourtCards: Abundant fleurs-de-lis; KS with harp and sceptre; QS in left profile, holds flower; JS with leaping dog; KH holds orb and sword; heraldic device of Saxony at feet; KD in left profile: LEIPZIG; JC with space for inscription.
Taxation: Stamp on AS, red: [crown] / VI Penc
Trumps: Single figure trumps; VI with man and camel; VII, unicorn; X, lion; XIII, man rides trunk of elephant; Fool holds violin and bow.
Notes and References: Albertina 1974, pp. 141-142, 203-204, nos. 78, 79, 146, 147; D. Hoffmann 1972, pp. 192-193, no. 101.
Physical Description:
111 x 58 mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Object ID: 10667595
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