The Cybis Rose Plaque: A Failed Experiment?

The Cybis Rose Plaque: A Failed Experiment?

Although widely known for their three-dimensional porcelain figures, the Cybis studio did also produce some porcelain plaques from time to time. With the exception of the early 1970s Limnettes by George Ivers, all of the other plaques were "dimensional" to some degree; i.e., they do not have a completely flat surface. Other than the Four [...]

The Cybis Flower Studies

The Cybis Flower Studies

The Cybis studio produced porcelain flower studies regularly throughout its history. Their roses, flower baskets and of course the one of a kind Flower Bouquet of the United States are shown in separate posts, but there are still plenty of other floral sculptures to browse through! They are shown below in chronological order by introduction [...]

A Cybis Rose Garden

A Cybis Rose Garden

Cybis did not produce nearly as many rose studies as Boehm or Connoisseur of Malvern, but the ones they did create are well worth looking at. Their very first rose also poses a little mystery as to its naming and production, but bear with me a bit and we will sort it out! This yellow [...]

The Cybis Flower Baskets

The Cybis Flower Baskets

It seems a bit odd that during its entire history the Cybis studio produced only five flower basket designs. Even stranger is the fact that all five flower baskets were produced during the exact same time period, with no other flower baskets being produced after that. Four of the baskets were open editions and one [...]