High fired stoneware, surface stained during the firing process. It was then sealed against moisture. Dimensions; 37'" tall, 16" at widest point, 7" deep. Base is also high fired,and sealed. Dimensions; 23"tall, 12" square. Base is considered part of the piece and is incised,(carving a design into the clay before it is completely dry) This sculpture was inspired by an ancient (3000 yr. old) piece on display at the Metropolaton Art Museum.