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19th Century, Mandalay, A Set of Complete Antique Burmese Manuscript (KAMMAVACA)
1393. 19th Century, Mandalay, A Set of Complete Burmese Manuscript (KAMMAVACA) A set of rare and complete Burmese manuscript (KAMMAVACA) made from thick cloth coated with gold and lacquer in nice condition. It was written in the Pali language using Burmese script. The square letters were written in thick and black cinnabar lacquer. This set has 16 leaves and 2 wooden covers made from teak wood. Each leave was inscribed on both sides with illustrations of deity figures from Hindu-Buddhist mythology on some leaves. There are small holes on every leaf to put a string to bind them together. Kammavaca is the most sacred of Burmese religious texts, was used for monastic ritual, most commonly for ordination. It contains rules of monastic service and includes scripts (khandaka) on ordination, admonitions to the newly ordained monk. It is now very difficult to find a complete set and very good condition like this. Age: Burma, Mandalay Period, 19th Century Measurement: Length 138 C.M. / Width 75 C.M. (size of each fabric frame) Condition: Nice condition overall. Please refer to the enlargement photos for more details. Shipment: Worldwide shipping from Bangkok, Thailand at actual cost. Please contact us for shipping fee. Stock Number: DB1393 Payment: We accept Paypal and credit cards. 100% Satisfaction and Authenticity Guaranteed with FREE "Certificate of Authenticity" 30 Days Return Policy: If the item(s) proved to be not as described, buyer can return within 30 days after receiving date. We refund all actual paid price. Please read our 100% positive feedback to ensure you on our qua … [Click Below for Full Description]
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