This standing white marble Mother Mary with arms outstretched is known as “Our Lady of Grace”. She is hand carved by the artisans of Vietnam from one block of white marble. The skilled artisans who carefully crafted this beautiful peice carve and shape the marble to create a lifelike representation of Mary. It was crafted with great attention to detail, with features such as Mary’s facial expressions, clothing, and posture carefully crafted to create a lifelike and engaging depiction of the iconic figure.
Mary is depicted standing with her arms outstretched and palms facing upwards. This posture is known as the “orans” position and is often associated with prayer and worship in Christian iconography.
The sculpture is made from white marble, which is a popular material for religious sculpture due to its strength, durability, and luminous appearance. The white color of the marble is often associated with purity, innocence, and divinity in Christian culture.