Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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021 (Wat Jong Klang)

museum collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan,burmese script

Author: Unknown
Title: nandiya migarājā vatthu
Title: Story of deer king Nandiya
Title:

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

General remarks on work: word arts for the marks of ending section.

Story of a Bodhisatta who was born as a deer....

Subject:  canonical jataka 

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

Work ID: W301

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
136 / 272
Dimensions: (written):

Condition

poor

animal,wear,human

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Cover embellishment: lac

History

Origin:

meʻ saṅʻ nu (Mae Sang Nu) also donated the text Suk Sila Khan (no. 020)

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Jong Klang, Maehongson.

Original donor: luṅʻʺ kyauṅʻʺ mūʺ pā̐ kyauṅʻʺ camʻ Original donor information: colophon

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

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