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c.1890 Grimaud Chinois Tarot Ancien with Sea Monsters
Incomplete 77/78 cards, with partial box
Published by B.P. Grimaud, Paris, France c.1890
DECK: Tarot Ancien (Chinois/Mer People)
DESCRIPTION: Rare Parisian Circus Tarot deck, manufactured in France by Grimaud & Chartier. Late 19th century cards, with only 77/78 Cards.
Atouts drawn with Chinese-styled temples and clothing, complete with a host of sea monsters and merpeople. Reverses decorated with an intricate design pattern of crosses and dots.
Style: Tarot Chinois
Colours: blue, red, green, yellow, peach
Borders: dual-line embroidered triangle pattern borders
Reverses: intricate design pattern of crosses and dots.
Paper: pasteboard card stock
Numbering: Arabic numerals
Corners: square, rounded