Wonderful antique Parisian tarot cards, 78 pieces, B.P. Grimaud, Paris - Cardboard - Late 19th century

Description
Wonderful antique Parisian tarot cards, 78 pieces, B.P. Grimaud, Paris - Cardboard - Late 19th century
France

Early edition of Grimaud Grand Etteilla, 78 cards, (1890), rounded corners.
Fully coloured paper glued on cards.
Stamp «République Française, Décret du 12 avril 1890» on card 62.

Made by B.P. Grimaud, 54 rue de Lancry, Paris, France.
Brilliant lithographed colours.

76 cards + pink and blue indicator cards.
2 missing cards (17 and 59), some minors scratches on card 78.
There is no official tarot deck. Decks come in many different forms, but the 'standard' deck has 78 cards with 22 major Arcana and 56 minor Arcana cards divided into 4 suits. Most decks are built on this model.

Lot details
Object
Wonderful antique Parisian tarot cards, 78 pieces, B.P. Grimaud, Paris
Material
Cardboard
Estimated Period
Late 19th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
12×6.5×4.3 cm
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