Assumption Of Mary Life-size Statue On Pedestal Sculpture. 55"H. BASE 17" OCT. X 34" WIDE X 55" HIGH. Square pedestal size is 20" square x 22" high. This is for the set of Mary and the pedestal. Pedestal has an insert that is 9" square. In Christianity, the taking up of the Virgin Mary into heaven in body and soul after her death. According to Roman Catholic and the traditions of the Roman Catholic Church, the Blessed Virgin Mary (Mary, the mother of Jesus) having completed the course of her earthly life, was assumed body and soul into heavenly glory. This means that both Mary's soul and her physical body were transported into heaven. Mary's passage into heaven is called Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary by Roman Catholics. This Sculpture will be a wonderful centerpiece or focal point of your garden. Or in front of a School or Church!