Pour une statue de Jaina stylistiquement très apparentée, voir Randel, Jaina Sculpture, 1965, fig. 1.
The nobleman bears jawbone tattoos on his face and wears a large shell pectoral, distinctive elements of his court status. The figure was noted as loaned to the Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma during the ownership of Daniel M. Friedenberg.
For a closely related style of Jaina figure, see Randel, Jaina Sculpture, 1965, fig. 1.
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