the finish is presently just a coat of natural stain to block moisture absorption
NOTE: the bottom two closeups give the bowl a bulbous look that is only an optical artifact, not reality.
mahogany base still needs to have the mounting holes plugged
NOTE: this bowl has been finished and is now available on my bowl-sale site: www.phinds.com/bowls/
Information on this specific bowl can be seen at: n035