Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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009 (Wat Jong Klang)

museum collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan,burmese script

Title: dassanipatʻ zatʻ toʻ
Title: Jātaka stories
Title:

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 

Colophon: Colophon:yes Colophon type:scribal 
Language(s): shan,pali

Work ID: W291

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
142 / 284
Dimensions: (written):

Condition

Gold gilded on red lacquer

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

Covers: yes Cover colour: red,gold Cover material: papier mache

Cover embellishment: lac,gilt,embossed

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

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