Portrait Bust, Kyoto, Japan

Portrait Bust of Prince Shōtoku 
Kyoto, Japan 
Wood, pigment 
19th Century or earlier
Ex Collection Laurence Moss, PhD, anthropologist and economics scholar
9 in (23 cm)

A portrait of  聖徳太子 Shōtoku Taishi, February 7, 574 – April 8, 622, the deified emperor worshipped by the followers of Shinto from a rural wayside shrine.