[German deck of Leipzig]
- [German deck of Leipzig]
- Published / Created
- circa 1780
- Publication Place
Back: mottled, red
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.
Notes and References: Albertina 1974, pp. 141-142, 203-204, nos. 78, 79, 146, 147; D. Hoffmann 1972, pp. 192-193, no. 101.
Process: Block and stencil
Stance of Court Cards: Single Figure
Suit System: French
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.
Type: Animal Tarock
- 111 x 58 mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
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