[RAS Burmese 86] Kammavācā with sazigyo
language : Burmese
date : 1792
Kammavācā, with sazigyo 11 dark red lacquered, gilded, decorated plates, stiffened cloth (ka-[kaṃ]); 540 x 95 mm, 1 cord hole, 5 lines, 40 char. in black lac., Burmese tamarind-seed large script, 490 mm; decorated margins, beg. and end foll. only, no decorations between lines of the text; colophon in Burmese on last fol.; 2 very light wooden covers, black lacquered on versos, plain gilded on rectos only, without decorations. Wrapped in a multi-coloured cotton cloth woven with bamboo slats. Unusual. Date: BS. 1154 = 1792 AD. See Jacqueline Filliozat, ‘Survey of the Pāli Manuscript Collection in the Royal Asiatic Society’, Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 1999, Vol. 9, Pt. 1, pp. 35-76.