White King - Roi blanc - Size Puce (Flea) / Chip

White King - ?? White King

The White King is one of the Three Wise Men - High Priests of the Mazdean (Zoroastrian)  religion, Referred to as the Kings. Powerful, wise, and They Were Learned astrologists, guided by Their knowledge of the stars, They arrived in Jerusalem just partner after the birth of Jesus Christ. After being white baptized by Saint Thomas, They returned to Their Own land to spread the Gospel to Their people.

In the early Christmas Nativity Play of Provence,  Antoine Maurel's Pastorale, the White King, is Balthazar (also spelled as Balthasar Balthassar, Bithesarea) - An Arabian Scholar. He Brings myrrh. His dresses, like l'autre two Kings, and are decorated with the royal lily. He Represents the prime of life and the Semitic peoples.

Size Puce (Flea) / Chip (the 1 inch - 2.5 cm size)

Made in France

Santons Marcel Carbonel
Since 1935
The Premier Santons Workshop
Marseille, France
Item No. PC6

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