Icons IDOL prototype
In 1995 Icons prepared to secure an Indiana Jones
license. It seemed a natural property to base Film replicas on historic
Icons first trip to Skywalker Ranch in 1995 to conduct extensive
product development in the famous LucasFilm Archives warehouse, detailed
photographs and video were taken from the Indiana Jones Trilogy.
RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK "Fertility Goddess Idol"
prop replica is a gorgeous, unknown generation casting, taken directly
from the screen-used original. This piece was finished and spray painted
metallic gold as a study model and for discussion purposes with LucasFilm
Ltd. It was cast, prepped and painted in 1995 for submittal to
LucasFilm Ltd. as possible licensed product by Icons Authentic
Replicas. Icons was slated to assume all licensing rights
to the Indiana Jones films in the Prop, Miniature replica category,
by LucasFilm Ltd.
created was a framed display measuring 18 1/2" wide by 28 1/2"
high, featuring 2 matted pieces of original pencil, ink and color marker
hand-drawn product concept artwork, each measuring 11" by 14"
rendered by the acclaimed film production illustrator, Daren Dochterman
(check credits at IMDB.com)
who was also a major contributor to Icons vision and branding.
is accompanied by an LOA on Icons original corporate letterhead
hand-signed by its former CEO / President in the year 2000.