Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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015 (Wat Jong Klang)

museum collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan,burmese script

Title: naṅʻʺ mathūrā vutʻ thu
Title: Story of Lady Madhurā
Title:

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 

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

Work ID: W296

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
112 / 224
Dimensions: (written):

Condition

poor

animal,wear,human

Gold gilded on red lacquer, some pages and back cover missing.

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Cover embellishment: lac

History

Origin:

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