The Cybis Comanche Chief Medallion

The Cybis Comanche Chief Medallion

The small white bisque medallion originally designed to accent the facing page of the Cybis Folio One collection of Native American lithographs was given several subsequent 'second lives' as a stand-alone porcelain edition. This medallion design is a rendition of the Comanche 'Indomitable Spirit' portrait drawing by Boleslaw Cybis. At the time of issue of [...]

Born In the USA: Cybis Patriotic Sculptures

Born In the USA: Cybis Patriotic Sculptures

As befits America’s oldest* porcelain art studio, Cybis produced no less than 17 sculptures that celebrated the history and patriotism of the United States. Some were portraits, some were representations of our national bird, and some were giftware items. They appear below in order of retail introduction within each of those categories. Portraits   The [...]

Cybis Giftware Items

Cybis Giftware Items

Cybis Porcelain had a long history of making giftware items, dating all the way back to the Cordey studio in the 1940s and then the first decade of the Cybis operation in the 1950s.  (The Cybis vases, wedding-themed items and decorative eggs appear in their own separate posts.) Boxes   This circa 1939 ornate floral [...]