Sola Busca Tarot (1491): Queen of Cups
Cups are also referred to as chalices and may be represented by religious grails or goblets. They correspond to the playing card suit of Hearts. This suit represents the element Water, and the social class of Clergy. Cups are considered a Feminine suit. Cups typically represent emotions, love, and spiritual beliefs.
The Queens typically concern women: mothers, sisters, or female friends. They may represent feminine sensuality, feminine instinct and intuition, female independence, freedom and intellect, and pure motherly virtues such as kindness and love.
Emotional security. Calm. Intuitive. Compassionate.
This card depicts a woman who is a model of a loving virtue, one who is purer of heart than most, a loving mother and a loyal friend. This card can represent the questioner, or someone in the questioner's life.
Reversed Meaning: Emotional insecurity. Co-dependency.
This card may warn the questioner of a false lover or a deceitful friend or companion who pretends to be of a pure heart but is treacherous and manipulative.