Claro Crotch Walnut, with Macassar Ebony trim.
Museum quality Wooden Box. #43.
This type of figure results from the weaving together of wood fibers strengthening the area around major limbs and branches. The tree must exceed 200 years old to produce this beautiful figuring and is only found in western United States, consequently very rare. All solid 3/4" thick Claro Crotch Walnut, Macassar Ebony trim, dovetail construction, Brusso quadrant hinges, high quality lock, brass Handles makes this keepsake box something to love and display as a family heirloom for many generations. 12 coats of acrylic lacquer, sanded and buffed to musical instrument quality. The Latin name for Macassar Ebony is Diospryus celibica. Diospyros, in Latin, originally meant “fruit of the God’s” and is referenced in Ezekiel 27:15. A wood of great importance World wide that has been used by many Kings..No. 43 just arrived & it’s even more beautiful in person than I expected!It is perfect in every way.Thank you so much.No. 3 is sure to appreciated & love it just as much as I do.My warmest thanks,Julie