Compare the iconography on a carved stone figure of Maitreya, excavated from the Longmen site, illustrated in Zhongguo meishu quanji: Diaosu bian [Complete series on Chinese art: Sculpture section], vol. 11: Longmen shiku diaoke [Sculptures of the Longmen Caves], Beijing, 1988, fig. 49. See also a limestone figure of Maitreya from the collection of Mr and Mrs Malcolm McPherson, sold at Christie's New York, 17th September 2008, lot 573.
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