Another Pair of Ornate Cybis Female-Handle Mugs

Another Pair of Ornate Cybis Female-Handle Mugs

The very unusual pair of Cybis lady-handle mugs discovered last year were by no means the only ones that were made, after all. While the previous pair were signed M.B. Cybis, this second pair is signed simply Cybis in the same blue paint. Many thanks to the Archive reader who contacted me with photos of [...]

A Pair of 1940s Cybis Prototype Mugs

A Pair of 1940s Cybis Prototype Mugs

Although a separate post examines the early (1940s) Cybis porcelain retail pieces, an unusual experimental design from approximately the same period has been discovered. These two items are unusual both in subject and in how they are marked. In the 1940s and 1950s it wasn't unusual for the Cybis studio to utilize molds purchased from [...]