c.1845-1858 Renault Jerger Tarot de Besançon 75/78 cards

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c.1845-1858 Renault Jerger Tarot de Besançon, Partial 75/78 cards

 

Published by Louis Charles Narcisse Renault, 107 Grande rue Besançon, France c.1845-1858


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DESCRIPTION:


Deck Identifiers:

· Style: Besançon

· Titles: French

· Cards: J.I. on the shield of Arcanum VII (Le Chariot); brand label on 2 of Cups: "RENAULT/ FABRIQUANT de CARTES A JOUER/ a Besançon" 

· Colours: green, blue, yellow, red, & a peach flesh-tone

· Borders: single black-line

· Versos/Backs: faded marble pink sponge 

· Paper: pasteboard card-stock


CONDITION: Good condition; partial 75 of 78 cards, missing

Le Pendu, and the Ace of Wands (Baatons) and 10 of Coins

(Deniers); cards with signs of wear, fading, and patina, some

creasing and stains, as well as edge and corner wear; with

corner chips and lacks on several cards, including Le

Bateleur, Three of Coins, Ace of Cups, Queen of Cups, and

Two of Wands (see photographs).