Jesus Sculptures by Cybis

Jesus Sculptures by Cybis

The majority of representations of Jesus produced by the Cybis studio date from the 1950s and, as far as we know, those were all cast from molds they purchased from commercial mold companies such as Holland, Atlantic, and others. The Jesus sculptures fall into four categories: busts, full figures, crucifixes, and wall mounted items such [...]

The Second Cybis Nativity Set (1980s) ‘The First Christmas’

The Second Cybis Nativity Set (1980s) ‘The First Christmas’

After the retirement of their first nativity set, the Cybis studio did not offer anything in this genre until the 1982 introduction of a new series called The First Christmas. These are entirely different sculptures than the circa-1950s Porcelain Murals. Unlike the original (first) series, these new figures are individual sculptures and have a bisque [...]

The First Cybis Porcelain Nativity Set (1950s)

The First Cybis Porcelain Nativity Set (1950s)

The Cybis studio produced two entirely different porcelain nativity sets. The first set was made during the 1950s and the second set began in the 1980s. In addition to the creche scene included in the nativity set, they also produced a separate, differently named creche scene as well – which causes some confusion because they [...]