19th century Jeu des Rois de France, B.P. Grimaud

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19th-century “Jeu des Rois de France,” B.P. Grimaud

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Published by B.P. Grimaud, Paris, France.

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Deck: Jeu des Rois de France

 

Description:  This beautiful deck was first published by B.P. Grimaud in c.1856 and reprinted in c.1891. These costume playing cards are exquisitely engraved and hand-painted. Deck with gold-gilt corners. 

 

Deck Identifiers:

· Borders: thin black line

· Reverses: solid white blank reverses, gold-gilt corners

· Paper: cardstock

·Indices/Titles: No indices, Queen & Kings with names in French 

· Tax Stamp: no tax stamp

· Manufacturer: B.P. Grimaud on Jack of Clubs

· Box: with Louis XIV (King of Hearts) on the front, and red, black, and green patterned paste paper. 


CONDITION:

Good condition. Cards in good condition, with minor marks, stains, and age discoloration. Missing Ace and 3 of Hearts; 6 of Spades; Queen of Diamonds and Clubs. Box missing the top flap of the upper portion, bottom flap present but detached. 

Card Dimensions:  8.5 cm X 5.5 cm