The base is wood green colored base. The pieces branches I think are made of green feathers/paper type with frosted tips.The piece measures about 10 tall. Check out all of the other wonderful Christmas pieces-there are many and many more unusual ones to be listed!! Keep checking out the listings if you love vintage old holiday, one of a kind items!! Good luck and have a very Merry Christmas!! The item "VINTAGE OLD ANTIQUE CHRISTMAS GERMANY FEATHER TREE MERCURY GLASS ORNAMENT CANDLE" is in sale since Thursday, November 24, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Holiday & Seasonal\Christmas\ Vintage (Pre-1946)\Other Vintage Christmas". The seller is "christmasman" and is located in Glencoe, Minnesota. This item can be shipped worldwide.