Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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141 (Wat Jong Klang)

museum collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan script

Title: sīhala vatthu
Title:

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

Subject:  non canonical jataka 

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

Work ID: W421

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
140/280
Dimensions: (written):

Condition

animal

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Cover embellishment: lac

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1253

Date of copying (era): sakkaraja era

Date of copying (year): 1269

Provenance and Acquisition

Original donor: luṅʻʺ kyauṅʻʺ ta ką̄ srą̄ keṅʻʺ tuṅʻ (meʻʺ naṅʻʺ phauṅʻ yų̄ keṅʻʺ tuṅʻ)

Present copy's donor: luṅʻʺ noi kèvʻ pā aunʻ (Maehongson) Present copy information: colophon,introduction

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