Sabre of a French of cer of the three estates of the period of the Constitutional monarchy (1791 - 1792), without a scab...
Sabre of a French of cer of the three estates of the period of the Constitutional monarchy (1791 - 1792), without a scabbard. The three gifts symbolise the three estates - the producers, warriors and priests. Possession of them means power over the entire social cosmos. The three sons of Targitai embody not only three estates, but also three worlds: Kolaksai - warriors and the upper (celestial) world, Lipoksai - the priests and the middle (earth) world, Arpoksai - the producers and the lower (under- ground-underwater) world. The ery gold is the embodiment of the goddess of re Tabiti, with whom Kolaksai enters into a sacred marriage. Total length - 87.5 cm; blade length - 74.5 cm; the width of blade heel - 3.8 cm. Steel blade, curved, single-edged, with a narrowing along the spine. The hilt consists of an ebony handle with vertical grooves and a gilded brass guard. The front arch of the guard is expanded in its middle part and passes into the shield, in which the symbol of three estates is inscribed. France, 1791 - 1792. Condition: good