It was in central Europe that the artist Boleslaw Cybis, 1895-1957, founder of the Cybis Porcelain spent most of this youth. The Cybis Porcelain Company was founded in the early 1940's and has become world famous as America's oldest porcelain art studio for museum quality sculptures of world-class art.
This lovely porcelain figurine is entitled "First Flight" and features a young girl in a kneeling position and holding a small bluebird in her outstretched hands. Produced from 1959-1973, it is part of the Cybis children to cherish series of figurines. It measures 4 1/2" in height, including the base, which measures 3" in length and 1 3/4" in width. Signed near the base "Cybis" with the copyright insignia. There are no cracks, chips or repairs. The original box is not available.