‘The Phoenix’ – An Unusual Cybis Bird Head

‘The Phoenix’ – An Unusual Cybis Bird Head

Every now and then something utterly unexpected from the Cybis studio comes to light, such as the discovery of a very unusual limited edition that was available for a relatively short time. (Some of this content originally appeared as a previous Archive post that described this sculpture as a gallery-exclusive special-event piece. However, official Cybis [...]

1940s Cybis Porcelain, Part 1: Papka and Early Porcelain Designs

1940s Cybis Porcelain, Part 1: Papka and Early Porcelain Designs

The Cybis porcelain studio produced five remarkably different style genres during the first 30 years of its existence. Three of them belonged to the same decade (1940s) which was also the studio's first. These genres can be loosly grouped as follows: Papka and early porcelain; Cordey/Cybis retail; spatterware reproductions; atypical early 1960s; and post-1950 retail [...]