A masterpiece of nineteenth-century craftsmanship the Tarot Steinberger bears the name of the manufacturer and were originally printed in Germany around 1820. The original technique of metal engraving and colored mask painting give the cards a very refined look. The deck consists of four French suits of Hearts, Clubs, Diamonds and Spades and the fool card. The 21 Arcana cards that diverge form the iconic models in vogue in southern Europe. Here we find detail images from current and classical mythology that capture the intellectual, moral, and cultural climate of 1820's in Germany.
This limited-edition, numbered deck is part of Lo Scarabeo's bestselling Anima Antiqua (Ancient Soul) series, and it has been lovingly reproduced from originals found in some of the world's finest tarot collections. The premium cardstock and deluxe box make for an elegant, collectible format that showcases this vibrant deck in all its historical glory.
- Product Type: Boxed Deck
- Premium Cardstock
- limited to 2,999 copies
- 54 Cards Measure 3½ x 5¼ IN
- Small booklet with an introduction to the deck