015 (Wat Jong Klang)
Concertina book written in shan,burmese script
Shan text descriptor: Nang Rhyming system: sauṅʻ kivʻ Introduction: yes
General remarks on work: This looks the original work, as there is no information about copying date nor copy's donors.
Story about two brothers went to studies at Takkasīla university. And a story about a king and a theft met on the road at night. The theft did not know that the person he met was the king. They went together to a minister's house and stole all properties of the minister. The theft was arrested on the next day.
Subject: canonical jataka
Work ID: W296
Gold gilded on red lacquer, some pages and back cover missing.
Appearance (paper): white
Covers: yes Cover colour: red Cover material: papier mache
Cover embellishment: lac
Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era
Date of composition (year): 1267
Provenance and Acquisition
Former owner: Wat Jong Klang.
Original donor: luṅʻʺ kyauṅʻʺ khamʻʺ pā̐ kyauṅʻʺ nāṅʻʺ (mè̐ hauṅʻ̐ saunʻ) Original donor information: colophon
Original place of donation: Maehongson.
Present copy information: introduction
Place name for present copy: Maehongson
Funding of Cataloguing