Flora and Fauna.
(Boston, 2008). A handmade deck of 54 cards including 2 Jokers. 3 3/8 x 2 3/8 in a mahogany box, with the signed colophon inside the lid. Clubs are 3-leaf clovers; Diamonds are birds; Hearts are trees; Spades are flowers. All the Jacks, Queens, & Kings have aluminium or gold leaf crowns. Item #18743
"This deck is based on my research of the history of playing cards, especially transformation decks. The cards are each hand painted dry-point prints on Magnani Pescia paper; the face cards are ornamented with 23 c. gold gilt crowns for the King and Queen cards and the colophon, and aluminum leaf crowns for the Jacks. On the reverse, each card is linoleum printed in tan and white" with the image of an eagle. This is no. 5 of 20 sets.