Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

OR BROWSE BY

038 (Wat Jong Klang)

museum collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan script

Author: Unknown
Title: cavʻ upakukʻ
Title: Story of Upagutta Thera
Title:

Shan text descriptor:  Vatthu Rhyming system: sāmʻ kivʻ Introduction: yes Text at other location: Wat Pang Mu

Subject:  non canonical jataka 

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

Work ID: W317

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
134 / 268
Dimensions: (written):
Foliation:

Lines (per folio:) 10

Condition

poor

wear

Word arts for section ending marks.

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Cover embellishment: lac,gilt

Condition

no

History

Origin:

Possibly the original work. No information for second copy.

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Jong Klang, Maehongson.

Original donor: kyauṅʻʺ takā nantiya meʻ kyauṅʻʺ naṅʻʺ kū Original donor information: introduction