I would have polished it up before finishing it on the lathe with some friction polish or whatever type you like, as to bring the wood out, also the wings would look better if you cut them in on the bottom, you donre the top but the bottom could do with it as well, just my opin, self crit is always best you know then if you can do better. A lot of people spoil there work through not finishing t prop, do not sand or do not sand down through the grades.
Amazing the turners that think sandpaper is for smoothing something and run paper around then wounder why they have so many scratch marks. any way don't rush to get something finished its not a race and when you don't rush you get something a lot better. Now