American Aesthetic Movement Vase with Begonia Leaves & Raised Paste Gold
Faience Manufacturing Company (American, New York, 1881–1892)
Medium: Earthenware, glazed and painted with overglaze polychrome enamels raised paste decoration Edward Lycett (American, born England, 1833-1910) Faience Manufacturing Co. (1881-1892). "Vase," 1886-90.
Despite the great beauty of FMCo.’s wares, especially during Lycett’s tenure, the company’s sole focus on art pottery proved to be its downfall. Producing ornamental wares without a commercial line of goods to offset the expense forced them to cease pottery production in 1890 and reorganize as agents for a French porcelain manufacturer.
7" diameter x 16" height
Item #: 3382