A similar ceramic figure is illustrated in Satō Masahiko, Tōji taikei: Chūgoku no dogū [Clay figurines of China], Tokyo, 1972, pl. 43; another attributed to the Six Dynasties period is illustrated in Mayuyama, Seventy Years, Tokyo, 1976, vol. I, pl. 156, together with one from the Matsuoka Museum of Art, Tokyo, pl. 160, and a smaller example with an exaggerated hat from the Tenri Sankōkan Museum, Nara, pl. 159, and another, pl. 155, sold in our New York rooms, 19th/20th March 2013, lot 18 (fig. 1); and a further figure was sold at Christie's London, 12th October 1970, lot 98. Compare also a figure of this type with its hands visible, illustrated in Sekai tōji zenshū / Ceramic Art of the World, vol. 10, Tokyo, 1982, pl. 284, together with a smaller example, pl. 283.
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