27. Le Neuf de Baton

The Nine of Batons from Tarocchino Arlecchino.

About the Card

English Name(s)

The Nine of Batons or Wands


  • Grand Etteilla: Cards Number 27 and 33
  • Petit Etteilla: Nine of Diamonds

Image Description

Two sets of four batons are arranged diagonally so that they cross each other in an X shape, formed an interlocking diamond pattern in the center of the card. The main colors of these batons are dark red and green, brown, white, and black, and each is topped by a black diamond. Another blue baton crosses vertically through the center. It has an acorn shape on its top point and a pinecone shape on its bottom point.



Slow-down, delay, putting-back, tardiness, dismissal, suspension, removal, send away, drawing out, lengthening, slowness, reduce speed.


Business, initiative, to begin, to undertake, to start, to usurp, to seize, audacity, daring, temerity, boldness, hardness, imprudence, enterprising, resourceful, keen, adventurous, audacious, risk-taking.