Citation
Sa-daik [Buddhist manuscript chest] and Kammavaca [Buddhist ordination manuscript]

Material Information

Title:
Sa-daik [Buddhist manuscript chest] and Kammavaca [Buddhist ordination manuscript]
Series Title:
Objects of instruction : treasures of SOAS
Alternate Title:
Sa-daik and Kammavaca
Alternate Title:
Kammavaca and Sa-daik
Alternate Title:
Buddhist manuscript chest
Alternate Title:
Buddhist ordination manuscript
Donor:
Gift from Sir Evan Miller.
Place of Publication:
Myanmar
Publication Date:
Language:
Pali
Materials:
Wood and Lacquer ( medium )
Measurements:
L65 x W20 x D19cm. in

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Sa-daik
Sadaik
Manuscript box
Kammavaca
Spatial Coverage:
Asia -- Myanmar
Coordinates:
21 x 96

Notes

Abstract:
Lacquer chest containing three sets of Burmese Kammavaca or Buddhist manuscripts and wooden cover boards, the largest 14 x 61 x 4cm. The square script lacquered in the 'tamarind seed' style relates to ordination, donations, consecration of a new building or curing sickness. ( en )
General Note:
Previously in custody of Lord Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl of Roberts (1832-1914).
General Note:
1 chest, 3 manuscripts
General Note:
The 'Objects of instruction : the treasures of SOAS' exhibition was funded through a generous gift from the Foyle Foundation and with the support of the Arts & Humanities Research Council.
General Note:
Source: A. Contadini (ed.), Objects of Instruction : Treasures of the School of Oriental and African Studies. London : SOAS, University of London, 2007, p.54, no.36.

Record Information

Source Institution:
SOAS, University of London
Holding Location:
Brunei Gallery
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
MS 105489 ( soas manuscript number )
272b32f3-a5a2-41e0-b531-27457ea5dc40 ( calm recordid )