Vintage CYBIS Portraits in Porcelain FIGURINE ~ Shakespeare HAMLET ~ Ltd Ed 500
Beautiful limited edition porcelain bisque figurine of a seated Hamlet holding a skull (to which he spoke in the famous "To Be or Not To Be" soliloquy). Wood base. This figurine was first issued in 1965 priced at $350. The issue was completed in 1974 at $950. The human model for the figure was Joseph Chorlton, one of the directors of the studio! Probably sculpted by Laszlo Ispanky who was head artist prior to his leaving to start his own studio in 1966.
- Mark: Hand signed - Cybis © #224
- Dimensions (WxHxD): 6.5 x 12 x 8.75 inches
- Condition: See photos and use zoom to fully evaluate condition. No box or CoA. No crazing, chips, cracks or breaks.