ASSEMBLED SET OF NINE PEASEWARE TURNED MAPLE AND CHERRY SPICE BOXES AND A SINGLE BOX, OHIO, LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY.Est. $500-$800
Sold: $1,020 ($850)
Each of bulbous form on a circular foot, the cover with conical or ball finial; the single box with bail handle. Heights 2 ⅜ to 4 ¼ inches.The Pease family, makers of fine cabinetry and furniture, migrated from Connecticut to Ohio’s Western Reserve in the nineteenth century. David Mills Pease began a wood-turning business just north of Akron around 1850, and by 1874 was producing kitchenware, sewing accoutrements and other small mementos. The company flourished through the mid-20th century.