Lesser Arcana - Cups

  • King of Cups
    King of Cups

    He holds a short scepter in his left hand and a great cup in his right; his throne is set upon the sea; on one side a ship is riding and on the other ...

  • Queen of Cups
    Queen of Cups

    Beautiful, fair, dreamy--as one who sees visions in a cup. This is, however, only one of her aspects; she sees, but she also acts, and her activity fe...

  • Knight of Cups
    Knight of Cups

    Graceful, but not warlike; riding quietly, wearing a winged helmet, referring to those higher graces of the imagination which sometimes characterize t...

  • Page of Cups
    Page of Cups

    A fair, pleasing, somewhat effeminate page, of studious and intent aspect, contemplates a fish rising from a cup to look at him. It is the pictures of...

  • Ten of Cups
    Ten of Cups

    Appearance of Cups in a rainbow; it is contemplated in wonder and ecstacy by a man and woman below, evidently husband and wife. His right arm is about...

  • Nine of Cups
    Nine of Cups

    A goodly personage has feasted to his heart's content, and abundant refreshment of wine is on the arched counter behind him, seeming to indicate that ...

  • Eight of Cups
    Eight of Cups

    A man of dejected aspect is deserting the cups of his felicity, enterprise, undertaking or previous concern. Divinatory Meanings: The card speaks for ...

  • Seven of Cups
    Seven of Cups

    Strange chalices of vision, but the images are more especially those of the fantastic spirit. Divinatory Meanings: Fairy favours, images of reflection...

  • Six of Cups
    Six of Cups

    Children in an old garden, their cups filled with flowers. Divinatory Meanings: A card of the past and of memories, looking back, as--for example--on ...

  • Five of Cups
    Five of Cups

    A dark, cloaked figure, looking sideways at three prone cups two others stand upright behind him; a bridge is in the background, leading to a small ke...

  • Four of Cups
    Four of Cups

    A young man is seated under a tree and contemplates three cups set on the grass before him; an arm issuing from a cloud offers him another cup. His ex...

  • Three of Cups
    Three of Cups

    Maidens in a garden-ground with cups uplifted, as if pledging one another. Divinatory Meanings: The conclusion of any matter in plenty, perfection and...

  • Two of Cups
    Two of Cups

    A youth and maiden are pledging one another, and above their cups rises the Caduceus of Hermes, between the great wings of which there appears a lion'...

  • Ace of Cups
    Ace of Cups

    The waters are beneath, and thereon are water-lilies; the hand issues from the cloud, holding in its palm the cup, from which four streams are pouring...