The total width on top is 8 across. Using a soft tape measure around the entire diameter of the piece at the widest area, measures approximately 27.I always use ones that are smoke free and in good shape. All my other packing materials are new such as bubble wrap and packing peanuts which have already been recycled. I feel it is always a good thing to conserve in this way for our environment. This item will be double boxed. Please don't forget to visit my store. For many great values and finds. Take advantage and sign up for our mailing list to receive coupons and sale notifications located at the top of the store home page. The item "Stunning Kosta Boda Signed Olle Brozen Floating Flower Bowl, Vase, Centerpiece" is in sale since Tuesday, March 12, 2013. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Scandinavian\Kosta Boda". The seller is "andrea7668" and is located in Danbury, Connecticut. This item can be shipped worldwide.