Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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091 (Wat Pang Mu)

shrine room stacked collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan script

Title: ʼa lauṅʻʺ hoi khavʻ
Title: Story of Bodhisatta the White Snail
Title:

Illustrated (ornamentation): mono

Illustrated (diagrams): mono

Illustrated (pictures): mono

Shan text descriptor: Alaung   Rhyming system: samʻ kivʻ

General remarks on work: Note 1. Name of the present's donor is not in real name but in his professional name, i.e. the carpenter. Note 2. There are paintings of two poetry reciters on the front cover.

Subject:  folk stories,non canonical jataka 

Language(s): shan

Work ID: W76

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
138/276
Dimensions: (written):
Foliation:

Lines (per folio:) 10

Condition

reasonable

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Cover embellishment: lac

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1205

Date of copying (era): sakkaraja era

Date of copying (year): 1263

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Pang Mu

Present copy's donor: lakʻ samʻʺ māʺ khav po mè lukʻ̐ (and family)