It was in central Europe that the artist Boleslaw Cybis, (1895-1957), founder of the Cybis Porcelain spent most of is youth. The Cybis Porcelain Company was founded in he early 1940's and has become world famous as America's oldest porcelain art studio for museum quality sculptures of world-class art.
This wonderful Cybis figurine of a donkey foal is expertly detailed in form and coloration in shades of gray, black and white with pale pink highlights. The figure is named "Fitzgerald" in honor of the late President John F. Kennedy and was in introduced in 1964; now retired. The figure measures 6 1/4" in length and 6 7/8" in height. It is stamped "Cybis" with the copyright insignia. There are no cracks, chips or repairs.