Lacewood box maker's piece 870 x 175 x 13mm re-sawn from kiln dried planking with a sanded finish.
Platanus hybrida from England
Photo is of actual piece.
Lacewood comes from the London plane tree, a hybrid tree often planted in towns and cities. The wood is hard, with a close grain and is light brown in colour. There are numerous medullary rays of medium size that are very conspicuous and decorative on quarter cut surfaces.