Compare with similar figures excavated from Eastern Han tombs in Sichuan province illustrated in "Sichuan sheng bowuguan" (Sichuan Provincial Museum), Wenwu, Beijing, 1992, nos. 74 and 77. See, also, Zhongguo meishu quanji, vol. 2, Fu Tiancho, (ed.), Beijing, 1985, no. 112.
The results of Oxford Authentication Ltd. test nos. C97h55 and C97h61 are consistent with the dating of this lot.