Two related painted clay figures of luohan dated to the 12th century from the Zijinan Temple, Wu Xian, Jiangsu province, are illustrated by Wan-go Weng and Yang Boda, The Palace Museum: Peking, Treasures of the Forbidden City, New York, 1982, p. 248, nos. 145 and 146. Another related seated figure of a luohan shown supporting himself on an armrest in the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is illustrated by R. d'Argencé (ed.), Chinese, Korean and Japanese Sculpture in the Avery Brundage Collection, Japan, 1974, p. 280, no. 147. See, also, the very similar painted stoneware figure, also from the collection of J.T. Tai, dated to the Song dynasty sold Sotheby's, New York, 3 June 1985, lot 14; and another related, bearded figure from the Sun Tse Temple, Shansi province, sold Sotheby's, New York, 4 December 1984, lot 116.