This is a Bronze vase. It has an oval base shape and very decorative art nouveau handle in the form of a mermaid. The vase has a decorative design and the spout has a fish design. The handles depicts a mermaid sitting under a shell, with a flowing and curved tail. The Sculpture was molded using the archaic method of lost wax casting and stained with a brown patina finish for preservation. Bronze Dimensions: Height 14 X Width 8 inches. Weight:12 LBS.