Two closely comparable Buddha figures are illustrated in Rokuchō no bijutsu, Tokyo, 1976, col. pl. 50 and pl. 231, together with another seated Buddha, lacking the mandorla but belonging to this group of carving and dated to 466, pl. 49. See another related Buddha flanked by two bodhisattvas, dated to 472, in the Daiwa Bunkakan, included ibid., pl. 230; and a Buddha in the center of a triad stele dated in accordance with AD 455, in the Fujii Yurinkan, Kyoto, published ibid., pl. 228. A further comparable example, in the Yamato Bunkakan, Tokyo, is published in Matsubara Saburo, Chugoku bukkyo chokoku shiron / Chinese Buddhist Sculpture, Tokyo, 1995, plate vol. 1, pl. 44, together with a Buddha seated on a pedestal carved with lions, as seen here, pl. 45b.
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