Compare with a large standing Dehua figure of Buddha, illustrated by P.J. Donnelly, Blanc de Chine, New York, 1967, pl 156; the figure also bears two impressions of Xu Yunlin's seals as the first was considered too faint, op. cit., p. 158.
Xu Yunlin (1887-1940), or Xu Youyi, was a renowned ceramicist from Dehua, active during the late Qing to early Republic period. Born to a family of professional carvers, Xu excelled in modelling Dehua Buddhist figures.