Aesthetic Ambitions: Edward Lycett and Brooklyn's Faience Manufacturing Company
Edward Lycett (American, b. England, 1833–1910). Faience Manufacturing Company (1881–92). Vase, 1886–90. Cream-colored earthenware painted over ivory glazed ground with polychrome enamels; flat and raised gold paste decoration. Collection of Michael and Marjorie Loeb
Polychromatic peacocks symbolized beauty during the Aesthetic movement.