009 (Wat Jong Klang)
Concertina book written in shan,burmese script
Illustrated (ornamentation): colour
Shan text descriptor: Lik Rhyming system: sāmʻ kivʻ Introduction: yes
General remarks on work: Original work.
Story of a trading sailors acrossing big ocean; on that ship, there was young Brhamana. The ship was broken and all people died, except the Brahmana and a friend of his, both were swimming across the ocean, they came across a post standing above the ocean, they hang on to it, as it's on a holy day, they observed the precepts there. A Sakra saw them and saved their lives.
Subject: sutta,canonical jataka
Work ID: W291
Gold gilded on red lacquer
Appearance (paper): white
Covers: yes Cover colour: red,gold Cover material: papier mache
Cover embellishment: lac,gilt,embossed
This is the original work.
Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era
Date of composition (year): 1300
Provenance and Acquisition
Former owner: Wat Jong Klang.
Original donor: po̐ caṅʻʺ mūnʻʺ mè̐ caṅʻʺ ciṅʻ̨ Original donor information: introduction
Original place of donation: Maehongson. Original donor place information: colophon
Present copy information: colophon,introduction
Place name for present copy: Maehongson Place name information: colophon,introduction