Book of Trades Tarot (Jost Amman 1588): King of Ink Stamps
For the purposes of this divination, the suit of Ink Stamps corresponds to the suit of Wands, or the playing card suit of Clubs. This suit represents the element Fire, and the social class of Peasantry. Ink Stamps are considered a Masculine suit. Ink Stamps typically represent creative or entrepreneurial projects, information, travel, and will - whether it be free will, or strength of willpower.
The Kings typically concern men: fathers, brothers, or male friends. They may represent maturity, social, political and economic power, strength and intellect, and kind-hearted fatherly benevolence.
Natural-born leader. Vision. Entrepreneur. Honour. Authority figure. Financial gain through work. Honest and trustworthy. Mediation. Professional.
This card may represent a decisive man who is given to quiet deliberation.
Reversed Meaning: Impulsiveness. Haste. Ruthless. High expectations.
Some of this card's undesirable traits include a quick temper and/or self-righteousness.