This sculpture is finished on one side and is made of 3/16" Polished Aluminum and African Mahogany. The mahogany has been dyed with water based dyes and then finished with water based lacquer. Dyes instead of stains are used to prevent clouding the beautiful grains and patterns of the wood and to bring out the vibrant color of mahogany. This Sailfish is approximately 35" long, 17"" high and 7/8" thick. Each piece comes with polished aluminum base or you can order it as a wall piece. If you would like, the fish can also be order with a black glass eye as shown on the wall piece. The piece is signed and dated.