25. Greek (Rhodes) Tile – Madonna of Filerimos

Rhodes (Greece) 20th - Private Collection Athens Greece

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 technical director of the factory after 1950, where the factory continued its production under new ownership. The image of the Madonna of Filerimos (near Ialyssos) is believed to be his idea. Variations of the image can be found till today in churches and other buildings.

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