Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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020 (Wat Jong Klang)

museum collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan script

Title: sukʻ̐ sīla khanʻʺ
Title: The discourse on morality
Title:

Shan text descriptor: Lik  tra Rhyming system: sāmʻ kivʻ

General remarks on work: Very neat and clear hand writing.

Subject:  sutta,sermon 

Language(s): shan

Work ID: W300

Physical Description

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

Condition

excellent

The manuscript looks very old but still remains in a very good condition, perhaps a good example of Shan traditional manuscripts made of good quality sa paper.

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Cover embellishment: lac

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1275

Date of copying (era): sakkaraja era

Date of copying (year): 1290

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Jong Klang, Maehongson.

Original donor: mèʻ saṅʻ naṅʻʺ khyèṅʻ

Present copy's donor: meʻ saṅʻ nu (Pang Law village, North of Maehongson town)