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Pali-burmese nissaya fragment and other texts.

Pali-burmese nissaya fragment and other texts.

  • Place of origin:

    Burma (made)

  • Date:

    1st half 19th century (made)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Palm-leaves; red lacquered in the middle with gilded edges.
29 folios; 2 cord holes
9 lines 100 char. Pali. Burmese round medium script. (Most folios are blank and some engraved with text ink badly faded).

Inf. from Mme. Filliozat of the National Bibliotheque, Paris. 1996

Place of Origin

Burma (made)


1st half 19th century (made)


Length: 49.6 cm, Length: 49.6 cm, Width: 6 cm

Descriptive line

Red lacquer and gilded palm-leaf Pali-Burmese nissaya fragment and other texts; Konbaung Dynasty; 1st half 19th century.

Production Note

Part dated 1805 & part dated 1850

Attribution note: Explanation of difficult words used in the Tripitaka (words of the Buddha). Pali to Burmese.


Palm leaf; Lacquer


Forming; Lacquering


South & South East Asia Collection

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