Moon-Window with Pearched Parrot and Lion-Head Lower Finial with Interior Scenes of the Mayadevi Birthing an Infant Buddha from her side to be recieved by gods and goddesses in tree-grove. Above, seated adult Buddha receiving honors from men, women, a monkey and two naga in the form of man-winged-horse-snake/fish.

Moon-Window with Scenes of Buddha’s Birth and First Sermon


3rd century

  • Titles Moon-Window with Scenes of Buddha's Birth and First Sermon (Descriptive)
  • Medium schist
  • Dimensions 16 x 17 x 4 in. (40.6 x 43.2 x 10.2 cm)
  • Credit Line Gift from the Asian Art Collection of Dr. and Mrs. William T. Price in memory of Dr. Earl Sanders Price, 2003.54
  • Work Type sculpture
  • Classification Sculpture
  • On View