A pack of German tarock cards,
designed by Daniel Chodowiezki, circa 1785,
possibly by Matthias Backofen of Nuremberg, or the playing card factory at Bayreuth, trumps as full-length figures, double-ended ornate Roman numerals, French or German titles depicting drama scenes from Macbeth or Gil Blas, (Trump IX is depicted as the actor, David Garrick, in Macbeth), Courts as full-length figures, French suits, Knave of Hearts holds a shield with a large "B", Knave of Diamonds bears the letter "B" on the breast plate, gilt edges, square corners, blue patterned backs,
10.5cm x 5.5cm [78/78].
Toys and Dolls
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