Get £5 OFF at checkout - Pay with £5 OFF

Middle Kingdom, Gold Playing Cards Printed by US Card Magic Co

£9.91 inc. VAT

*** SHIPS IN 7-10 DAYS ***

In stock

Get £5 OFF at checkout
Pay with £5 OFF
Purchase this product now and earn 8 Points!

Description

Middle Kingdom was used to refer to civilizations around the Yellow River Valley before the empires leading to modern-day China began to form. The court cards use exquisitely detailed line art of Chinese deities and people, while the card back is an excellent freehand drawing with interpretations of Chinese lattice borders and, of course, a dragon.

China’s vast history provides a rich palette of subjects for court cards.

King of Clubs: Huangdi, the Yellow Emperor, creator of the centralized state
King of Hearts: Pangu, the first living being and creator of the Earth from chaos
King of Spades: Tai Di, the “Primordial Divinity” or “Utmost God”
King of Diamonds: Caishen, the main Chinese deity of prosperity

Queen of Spades: Nuwa, humanity’s creator along with her twin brother, Fuxi
Queen of Diamonds: Lan Caihe, an immortal portrayed sometimes as a man dressed as a woman and other times as a woman, Lan Caihe was said to have ridden to heaven on the back of a magical swan while in a drunken stupor
Queen of Hearts: He Xiangu, an immortal renowned for her selfless caring for others
Queen of Clubs: Xi Wangmu, Queen Mother of the West. She held court and allowed deities to meet in her perfect palace

Jack of Hearts: Fuxi, humanity’s creator along with his twin sister, Nuwa
Jack of Spades: Zhan Yinbao, an Army officer
Jack of Clubs: Yu Shi, the rain deity
Jack of Diamonds: Luxing, a deity who made people happy through promotions and salary increases

Fantastic creatures play a large role in Chinese mythology, and we wanted to honor those representing our suits:

Kui (Clubs): A one-legged Ox that would warn of coming storms. The Yellow Emporer (the King of Spades) used Kui’s skin for a drum that could be heard hundreds of miles away
Phoenix (Hearts): Sun, warmth, and love
Dragon (Spades): The most powerful creature
Pixiu (Diamonds): Brings in good luck and wealth and drives away evil

You will be proud to own, display, and use Middle Kingdom Playing Cards. It will be apparent to all how much quality and thought was put into this marvelous deck!

Delivery

UK DELIVERY IS FREE for orders over £50, for orders under £50 delivery starts from £3.00.

We offer free delivery on all orders over £50. This applies to UK mainland orders only. The shipping method depends on the size & weight of the items.

£3.00 For standard delivery. This applies to UK mainland orders only. Orders placed before 4:00 PM on a working day will be shipped the same day.

£6.00 is a guaranteed next working day service. (This can be added to any order) For orders placed before 4 pm Mon – Fri.

Please note that parcels sent on the standard delivery are not insured against loss, Magicbox will not be liable for any lost or damaged parcel as a result of using this service.

The postage for International orders is automatically calculated online and varies depending on the size and weight of the items ordered. Simply add the item(s) to your basket proceed to the checkout and select your country. Or feel free to e-mail us at [email protected]

Price Promise

The MAGICBOX PRICE PROMISE is simple – if you can find any of the products listed on this site cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match their price.

If you do find something cheaper elsewhere, please e-mail us at [email protected]. You will need to provide a link to the web site on which you found the item cheaper so that we can verify it – and we’ll match it! Large items such as illusions may incur extra postage fees on a “price match” basis. We will inform you of any extra shipping fees prior to dispatch.

No Quibble

Magicbox offer a “No Quibble” returns policy. If the item you have bought is not suitable we will happily EXCHANGE it for something else to the same value. Please note the item must be returned unused and in a “sellable” condition. You (the customer) are responsible for the return postage of the item. This does not apply to dvds, books or downloads as due to copyright laws we are unable to offer this policy on these items. However if the dvd or book is sealed and unopened we will happily offer an exchange.

If you wish to return any item, please contact us at [email protected] or call us on +44(0)191 908 3252 with your enquiry.

Additional information

Weight 0.22 lbs
Dimensions 3.75 × 2.75 × 0.75 in

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Middle Kingdom, Gold Playing Cards Printed by US Card Magic Co”

Product Enquiry

uk magic shop

Stay in the Know

 

Sign up and be the first to hear about discount codes and new releases. 

You have been subscribed. Thank you.

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close