Category Archives: Icaro – Ikaros

ICARO Rodi & ΙΚΑΡΟΣ Ceramics Collection c. 1929-1955

Industrie Ceramiche Artistiche Rodio-Orientali (I.C.A.R.O) or ICARO Rodi produced pottery from 1929 to 1946, inspired by the decorative motifs of Iznik. ICARO Rodi was part of an ambitious Italian project aiming the economic growth of Rhodes Island in Greece during … Continue reading

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Help us to our study on ICARO Rodi & IKAROS Rhodes (English-Italiano-Ελληνικά)

Dear friends, We have initiated an effort to collect material from the factory of ICARO RODI and IKAROS RHODES and save its history. Your valuable assistance is more than welcome and in fact is a must in order to be … Continue reading

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The Story of ICARO RODI & IKAROS RHODES in Greece

Industrie Ceramiche Artistiche Rodio – Orientali (I.C.A.R.O) – 1929/50 & IKAΡΟΣ 1950/84 Story in Rhodes Greece (For all of you that you are interested, check our I.C.A.R.O. page with 48 additional photos). Good examples from ICARO pottery and ICARO ceramics … Continue reading

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I.C.A.R.O. tile with the image of Grand Master’s palace in Rhodes. Inscription with the date “Rodi Il 1.1.1943”, and the wish “Buon Anno” (Happy New Year) on it. From 1310 to 1522 the Order of the Knights of Saint John … Continue reading

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I.C.A.R.O. tile with the image of Madonna from Filerimos. Austrian potter Egon Huber arrived in Rhodes in 1931, fall in love with the island and decided to stay. He worked at I.C.A.R.O. for many years and probably was still the … Continue reading

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I.C.A.R.O. tiles theme found in 2005 at an old Italian building, used to be the port customs in the old city of Rhodes (Rodi). ICARO workshop opening took place in 1926 in order to test various pottery techniques but the … Continue reading

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ICARO (I.C.A.R.O.) tiles theme (about 1931 -1932) from the old city of Rhodes (Rodi) in Greece. Industrie Ceramiche Artistiche Rodio-Orientali (I.C.A.R.O) was a manufactory producing pottery from 1929 to 1950, inspired by the decorative motifs of Iznik. ICARO was part … Continue reading

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