Caspari Viennese Nouveau Playing Cards
New of this season, Caspari Viennese Nouveau features the work of Gustav Klimt, an Austrian symbolist painter, well known for his creation of elaborate pattern and use of gold leaf. This pattern, a detail of his painting Hope, II, highlights the intricacy of his ornate decorations.
Card Rating Scale
Using the Simon Lucas Bridge Supplies card rating scale, the cards are Standard Quality, and are smartly packaged in a gold presentation box. The cards have standard 4-index faces, and each of the two decks contain 52 cards plus 2 jokers.
Caspari is a publisher of exquisitely designed and printed paper products, with a reputation earned over seven decades by reproducing the work of established artists and museums from around the world. Originally importing Christmas cards by European artists, Caspari has now expanded to include over 30 different product categories. While the company has grown considerably since 1945, it continues to work with the same European printers and suppliers who originally collaborated with H. George Caspari. Current owner Douglas Stevens and president Lisa Milbank maintain Mr. Caspari’s commitment to fine art and his philosophy of presenting work from classic museum collections and contemporary artists.
Caspari products are inspired by museum collections such as the Musee de l’Impression sur Etoffes, The National Gallery, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Williamsburg, The Royal Horticultural Society and the New York Botanical Gardens as well as outstanding private collections and archives. Artists from around the world partner with Caspari to create a portfolio that represents an international approach to design In 2001, Caspari opened its first boutique at 7 rue Jacob in Paris and in November of 2005, Caspari opened in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Caspari are committed to producing our products with the use of environmentally responsible raw materials and processes.
Highly Collectable Playing Cards
Due to the ornate nature of Caspari playing card designs and sometimes limited print runs, they become highy collectable playing card designs indeed! Many of our customers buy them for their collections. Read more about playing card collecting over on our blog