025 (Wat Jong Klang)
Concertina book written in shan,pa-o script
Illustrated (ornamentation): colour
Shan text descriptor: Not specified Rhyming system: sāmʻ kivʻ Introduction: yes
General remarks on work: Very neat and clear hand writing.
Work ID: W304
The covers are decorated with glass-cuts and gold gilded, one of the most beautiful manuscripts in the Wat Jong Klang collection of manuscripts.
Appearance (paper): white
Covers: yes Cover colour: red,gold,other Cover material: papier mache
Cover embellishment: lac,gilt,embossed
This manuscript was made in Mong Nai, Southern Shan State. It is not clear how it was ended up in Jong Klang collection, possibly brought in by a lay devotee who came from Shan State or a trader.
Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era
Date of composition (year): 1260
Date of copying (era): sakkaraja era
Date of copying (year): 1311
Provenance and Acquisition
Former owner: Saopha, ruling prince, of Mong Nai, Southern Shan State
Original donor: kyauṅʻʺ taką̄ khamʻʺ saunʻʺ kyauṅʻʺ taką̄ma naṅʻʺ uṅʻ Original donor (shan): ၵျွင်းတၵႃႇၶမ်းသွၼ်း ၵျွင်းတၵႃႇမၼင်းဢုင်ႇOriginal donor information: introduction
Original donor place information: colophon
Present copy's donor: cavʻ̐ pha mūiṅʻʺ naiʺ Present copy information: introduction
Place name for present copy: Mong Nai, Southern Shan State. Place name information: introduction