Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

OR BROWSE BY

040 (Wat Jong Klang)

museum collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan script

Title: cavʻ ʼalauṅʻ mani iṅʻ tā
Title: Story of Maṇi-intā
Title:

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

Subject:  non canonical jataka 

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

Work ID: W319

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
276 / 552
Dimensions: (written):

Condition

poor

animal,wear

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Cover embellishment: lac

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

This is possibly the original work. No information for second copy.

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1290

Provenance and Acquisition

Original donor: luṅʻʺ noi ñāʺ meʻ caṅʻʺ naṅʻʺ caṅʻ (maukʻ mai) Original donor information: introduction

Original place of donation: Mawk Mai