Russian playing cards by piatnik.
52 cards+ 3 jokers.
note the ace of diamonds. it bears an image of a pelican , feeding it's chicks on it's blood.
this act of maternal sacrifice is appopriate when you con sider that in the good old days, a tax was levied on theese cards, for the benifit of the imperial orphanage- sweet....
compare this deck with one produced about 50 years earlier.