The Polish Bride by Cybis

The Polish Bride by Cybis

This sculpture is the only instance of a modern Cybis Studio porcelain that was based directly upon an original Boleslaw Cybis painting. Although the name of both works was simply The Bride, most collectors typically refer to it as 'The Polish Bride.' The original portrait is an oil on canvas, painted by Boleslaw Cybis in [...]

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 [...]

Old Testament Biblical Characters by Cybis

Old Testament Biblical Characters by Cybis

Cybis’ various representations of madonnas (old and newer), other religious figures and popes appear in other posts, but the studio also produced several Old Testament character portraits as well. All were limited editions and are shown below in chronological order by introduction year. The first of these was Moses ‘The Great Lawgiver’. It was an [...]