AVE Porcelain Bust of the Virgin Mary, Madonna Marked Japan
Lovely porcelain bust of the the Virgin Mary, Madonna with her hand clasped but leaning to the side. The bust is on a white base with the words AVE. Standing 4.75" tall She is marked in the bottom in red " Japan.
The AVE refers to Ave Maria which is Latin for Hail Maria... which means Hail to the Virgin May.
" Ave Maria is a salutation and prayer to the Virgin Mary. It is Latin and means Hail Mary. Ave Maria is a traditional practice in the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox religion as a prayer calling."