The tail looks as if it was maybe chipped. Patina has a nice green gold finish.Mermaid holds a crystal pendent in one hand (not original) and a torch in the other. Gas candle is a soft powder blue color featuring a twist design in glass. Fixture is ready to be attached to working gas pipe. Turn the key hear the hiss hold a lighted match and flame ignites. Overall measurements: 18" tall by 4" wide by 7.5 projection. Please see my other listings. The item "Antique Figural Gas Fixture Mermaid Wall Sconce Light Lamp VTG Victorian Angel" is in sale since Friday, May 29, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Lamps". The seller is "gary09220" and is located in Springfield, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay.