1950s Cybis Singing Angel Beauty Pageant

1950s Cybis Singing Angel Beauty Pageant

Although we know that Cybis used molds bought from other companies to produce almost all of their 1950s retail line, their local competitor Boehm seemed to have eschewed this practice – or so I thought until recently, when I found a singing-angel figurine made by both studios during that decade.  And they weren’t alone: at [...]

Angels by Cybis Porcelain

Angels by Cybis Porcelain

Angels and cherubs emerged from the Cybis studio ever since its earliest days in 1940s New York where Boleslaw and Marja Cybis created their “papka” frescoes and sculptures. The angels below are listed chronologically. None of them were limited editions. An intriguing group of six angels produced between 1940 and 1942 in “papka” composition was [...]