The decorative piling w/ fisherman's rope measures 17"H x 14.5"Dia. It is made of metal (magnesium oxide). This piling is not made for standing. However, you can sit on it with a max weight of 220 lbs. It weighs 15 lbs. The piling looks very authentic & has a fisherman's rope attached to it. It will add a nautical touch to whatever room it is placed in and is a must have for those who appreciate high quality nautical decor. It makes a great gift, impressive decoration & will be admired by all those who love the sea.