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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1876,0510.1074-1081

  • Description

    Incomplete tarot pack with 19 of 97 playing-cards for Minchiate of Florence. The cards present are Nos. I, VII, XII, XIII, XXI, XXIII, XXIIII, XXV, XXVIII, XXXI, and XXIII of the attuti, and the queen and 6 of cups, knight and 9 of coins, and the ace, 8, 9 and king of swords. On No. XXIIII of the attuti is a stamped collector's mark "F.C.S". The backs of the cards are printed with the arms apparently of Cosmo de Medici the Third. The shield is surmounted by a ducal crown, and has below the motto "Colomba".

    Hand-coloured woodcut
    Backs as above
    Circa 1675

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1675 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 100 millimetres
    • Width: 58 millimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Willshire 1876 Italian 257 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Playing-cards Willshire I.257)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1876

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1876,0510.1074-1081

Incomplete tarot pack with 19 of 97 playing-cards for Minchiate of Florence. The cards present are Nos. I, VII, XII, XIII, XXI, XXIII, XXIIII, XXV, XXVIII, XXXI, and XXIII of the attuti, and the queen and 6 of cups, knight and 9 of coins, and the ace, 8, 9 and king of swords. On No. XXIIII of the attuti is a stamped collector's mark "F.C.S". The backs of the cards are printed with the arms apparently of Cosmo de Medici the Third. The shield is surmounted by a ducal crown, and has below the motto "Colomba".    Hand-coloured woodcut  Backs as above  Circa 1675

Incomplete tarot pack with 19 of 97 playing-cards for Minchiate of Florence. The cards present are Nos. I, VII, XII, XIII, XXI, XXIII, XXIIII, XXV, XXVIII, XXXI, and XXIII of the attuti, and the queen and 6 of cups, knight and 9 of coins, and the ace, 8, 9 and king of swords. On No. XXIIII of the attuti is a stamped collector's mark "F.C.S". The backs of the cards are printed with the arms apparently of Cosmo de Medici the Third. The shield is surmounted by a ducal crown, and has below the motto "Colomba". Hand-coloured woodcut Backs as above Circa 1675

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