Tenjin-Sama, Shinto Deity of Learning and Wisdom, Meiji period

Tenjin,-Sama, Deification of Sugawara no Michizane, famous scholar, poet and politician of the Heian period.  In Japanese Shinto religion, Tenjin is the Deity of Learning and Wisdom.  Sculpted in wood and painted in black and gold.  Sitting in a wood stand. Meiji period