Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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019 (Wat Jong Klang)

museum collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan script

Title: auṅʻ pètʻ̨ pūiṅʻ
Title: Eight victories of the Buddha
Title:

Shan text descriptor:  tra Rhyming system: sāmʻ kivʻ Introduction: yes

Stories of the eight victories.

Subject:  canonical jataka 

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

Work ID: W299

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
130 / 260
Dimensions: (written):
Foliation:

Lines (per folio:) 9-10

Condition

poor

animal

Word arts at the end of each section.

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Cover embellishment: lac

Condition

no

History

Origin:

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1268

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Jong Klang, Maehongson.

Original donor: luṅʻʺ khamʻʺ sūiṅʻʺ su Original donor information: introduction

Present copy's donor: poʻʺ saṅʻ auṅʻ mè saṅʻ auṅʻ (mè hauṅʻ̐ saunʻ)

Place name for present copy: Wat Jong Klang, Maehongson. Place name information: colophon,introduction