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Tiki Finds
hiltiki
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Joined: Jun 10, 2004
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From: Reseda, calif.
Posted: 2015-10-10 8:29 pm   Permalink



These are my today's finds from Don the Beachcomber ITMP.



Beautiful lamp for my Hula room from Bamboo Ben




a very nice painting from Ken Ruzic with a Bamboo Ben frame



Barrel shot glass from Tiki Diablo and a sticker from Bamboo Ben.







 
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RevBambooBen
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Joined: Nov 12, 2002
Posts: 7911
From: Huntikington Beach
Posted: 2015-10-11 07:22 am   Permalink

MAhalos Hilltiki!!

 
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bkrownd
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Joined: Sep 01, 2015
Posts: 89
From: Steamy Hilo, HI
Posted: 2015-10-11 2:42 pm   Permalink


I love that Ruzic painting

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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2015-10-11 6:32 pm   Permalink

54 year’s plus Trader Vic’s/Polinesio cow hide shield. Approx. 18” x 2'




 
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
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From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2015-10-11 7:58 pm   Permalink

Recent stuff:


I think it's from Palau storyboard. Measures 18 x 30" Story seems to be sexual in nature



The woven rope frame wasn't original to the piece so off it came. Under were some inlays. Here it is after I cleaned it with beeswax orange oil

I have one wall in my room that Ive left undecorated because I didn't have a nice centerpiece to start with. NOw I have my centerpiece.

22" Mwei mask. This was in a pile of crappy cost plus African looking carvings.




PNG carving


Ceramic Kava kava couple


Tiki face slit drum



Tiki letter opener carved from shell. marked Tahiti on back


Buzzy Out!




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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7311
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2015-10-13 09:19 am   Permalink

Super quick Seattle trip

Finally found one.











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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2015-10-14 3:38 pm   Permalink

Hey Jon, Quit hoggin all the good stuff.
What’s dat menehune made of?
Congrats!
David


 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2015-10-14 8:29 pm   Permalink

I love this thread. Congratulations guys that's wonderful finds. Wendy

 
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hang10tiki
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From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2015-10-15 1:15 pm   Permalink

David-




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nui 'umi 'umi
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2015-10-15 2:06 pm   Permalink

Forgive me Jon . I did not realize that it was a decanter. I was still experiencing jet lag and rum stupor when I posed the question.
Watta find!


 
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hang10tiki
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Posted: 2015-10-15 2:38 pm   Permalink




Been looking for that 1 for years
19.00



 
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Bay Park Buzzy
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From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2015-10-15 9:09 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2015-10-15 14:06, nui 'umi 'umi wrote:

Watta find!



I had one for sale at ITMP maybe 3 months ago...The people who bought it became vendors recently and they were reselling it there last weekend.

Buzzy Out!
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RVICTOR
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Joined: Sep 18, 2014
Posts: 288
From: Seatown
Posted: 2015-10-16 05:45 am   Permalink

Buzzy - Thanks for all you contribute here. You sure are a wealth of knowledge.

Hang10-you lucked out bud. First off, they actually had one of the Hula Hula mugs available when you went. I have been there several times when they were out. It's been hit and miss. Besides that, it is really thin with regards to tiki here. I look fairly often and don't ever seem to come across much. Can I ask where you actually found those decanters? Didn't happen to be that antique shop around the corner from Hula Hula? I am always looking for places to comb up here.

Speaking of combing...I found this at the local Goodwill the other day for $15. No signature or markings...and the bottom isn't the flattest...but the details look similar to the Easter Island Moai. It's about 22" tall, the mug is in the picture to give and idea of scale. Pretty fun to find this at Goodwill. If anyone has any ideas bout it, please pipe in.








 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2015-10-16 2:27 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2015-10-16 05:45, RVICTOR wrote:
Buzzy - Thanks for all you contribute here. You sure are a wealth of knowledge.

Hang10-you lucked out bud. First off, they actually had one of the Hula Hula mugs available when you went. I have been there several times when they were out. It's been hit and miss. Besides that, it is really thin with regards to tiki here. I look fairly often and don't ever seem to come across much. Can I ask where you actually found those decanters? Didn't happen to be that antique shop around the corner from Hula Hula? I am always looking for places to comb up here.

Speaking of combing...I found this at the local Goodwill the other day for $15. No signature or markings...and the bottom isn't the flattest...but the details look similar to the Easter Island Moai. It's about 22" tall, the mug is in the picture to give and idea of scale. Pretty fun to find this at Goodwill. If anyone has any ideas bout it, please pipe in.



RV That’s a nice piece. Is it carved from oak?
Cheers


 
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Posted: 2015-10-16 2:47 pm   Permalink

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On 2015-10-16 05:45, RVICTOR wrote:
Buzzy - Thanks for all you contribute here. You sure are a wealth of knowledge.

to the Easter Island Moai. It's about 22" tall, the mug is in the picture to give and idea of scale. Pretty fun to find this at Goodwill. If anyone has any ideas bout it, please pipe in.




No problem-here's what I know about those.
I met a guy from Chile with a pretty sweet Moai collection a few years ago. These carvings came up and from what I remember is that they are made in Chile for the tourist trade, from whatever local stock is. He said they carve them there for local tourist shops and send them out to Rapa Nui as well.All kinds of variations of those. Yours is one of the nicer ones, imo. I have maybe a dozen different ones and maybe 4-5 match your wood type exactly.

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