May 19, 2022 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


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French Handcolored Lithograph Tarot Card Game

circa 1830, "La Sibylle des Salons", comprising: 52 cards, each depicting a figure and descriptive title in French, signed lower left "Mansion", but actually by Jean-Jacques Grandville (1803-1847), retailed in Paris by Gihaut Freres and Alphonse Giroux & Cie, one double sided instruction card, and front and back of original slip case with gilt border, card 4-3/8 x 3-1/8 in. 

Note: for a similar example see Christie's Paris, Sale 5008, Lot 416, 27 May 2002, sold for EUR 4,935

Provenance:Private Collection, Pennsylvania

Condition:

toning, foxing and discoloration, some creasing, some lithographs with tears, all slightly curved

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,024
05/19/2022

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