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Kono
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Joined: Oct 08, 2003
Posts: 1266
From: Orlando
Posted: 2004-01-05 6:06 pm   Permalink

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On 2004-01-05 13:03, filslash wrote:
aloha,
Quote:

On 2004-01-03 21:42, Basement Kahuna wrote:
That carved bowl is for serving Kava!



I beg to differ, BK... It's a knockoff of a dish in the Bishop Museum collection...

A (Pa ki'i) Serving Tray used for serving roast pork. The original was carved to commemorate a Maui Chief's (Kahekili) victory over an Oahu chief named Kahahana around 1785.

The figures supporting the tray represent Kahahana, and his wife.




That's seems more likely. The narrowness and the shallowness of the vessel wouldn't lend itself to using coconut cups to scoop out the kava. You think maybe this was sold out of the museum? Mmmmm...pork... The original, I assume, was much larger?

Kava King, I'm sorry to hear this.


 
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Phillip Roberts
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Joined: Sep 09, 2003
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From: OAHU/Seattle
Posted: 2004-01-05 6:48 pm   Permalink



Quote:

You think maybe this was sold out of the museum? Mmmmm...pork... The original, I assume, was much larger?





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FLOUNDERart
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Joined: Sep 02, 2003
Posts: 1140
From: Orlando Florida
Posted: 2004-01-05 6:54 pm   Permalink

Mmmmmm! The other gross meat.
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Kono
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Joined: Oct 08, 2003
Posts: 1266
From: Orlando
Posted: 2004-01-05 7:51 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2004-01-05 18:54, FLOUNDERart wrote:
Mmmmmm! The other gross meat.




Vegetarian?


 
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Alnshely
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Joined: Mar 24, 2002
Posts: 974
From: Oceanside CA
Posted: 2004-01-05 8:19 pm   Permalink

I have these photos of the bowls in the Bishops Museum. They're just like 21 dollar one, only bigger. That's a great price by the way.
Mahlo,
Al



 
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Johnny Dollar
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Joined: Oct 01, 2003
Posts: 3068
From: Columbus, Ohiya
Posted: 2004-01-06 12:06 pm   Permalink

this is the first tiki i found in pennsylvania, so i snapped it up despite $$$:



i really liked this one - $28 i think





this was about $18.




we bought lots of stuff this past weekend, so i don't recall the exact amounts. finding this stuff elsewhere might have had a more affordable price tag...

happy gnu year... j$

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Alnshely
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Joined: Mar 24, 2002
Posts: 974
From: Oceanside CA
Posted: 2004-01-06 12:18 pm   Permalink

The Treasure Craft Tiki pair. That first one is one of my holy grails I've only seen one, Bong has it. I have the other one, but that first one is pretty rare. Good find.
Mahalo,
Al


 
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Swanky
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Joined: Apr 03, 2002
Posts: 5276
From: Hapa Haole Hideaway, TN
Posted: 2004-01-06 12:29 pm   Permalink

Yo, he's straight outta Compton!
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Johnny Dollar
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Joined: Oct 01, 2003
Posts: 3068
From: Columbus, Ohiya
Posted: 2004-01-06 12:33 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2004-01-06 12:29, Swanky wrote:
Yo, he's straight outta Compton!




that statement brings a whole meaning to the abbreviation "T.W.A."
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Turbogod
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Joined: Jun 14, 2002
Posts: 1219
Posted: 2004-01-06 1:55 pm   Permalink

Nice find. PA hmmmmm. Yunz guyz go up there often.

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ErichTroudt
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Joined: Mar 27, 2002
Posts: 624
From: SoCal
Posted: 2004-01-06 2:14 pm   Permalink

good find on the treasure craft tiki's. I have both of those. One of the first pieces I got when I started collecting. Both of mine have had their heads broken off and glued back on. It's glued well, but if you look closely.......

Nice score for you!

Erich


 
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Johnny Dollar
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Joined: Oct 01, 2003
Posts: 3068
From: Columbus, Ohiya
Posted: 2004-01-07 06:24 am   Permalink

thankya, thankya...

we pop north of the border from Balmer into PA from time to time. Shrewsbury PA has a whole block + of antique stores, but more 1900's to 1940's vintage. i glommed onto the treasure craft tikis immediately. the tikidar was tuned in just right
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Basement Kahuna
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Joined: Oct 14, 2002
Posts: 3601
From: Jawja Province, Isle of North America
Posted: 2004-01-08 8:36 pm   Permalink

My first "fix" since December...Went to one flea market yesterday and a thrift shop today in the Murphy/Hiawasee area nearby and got: Two unmarked shiny black moai mugs (unglazed inside...wierd), three different kinds of Trader Vic's coconut mugs, a cool vintage bottle of "Beachcomber Bud's Hawaiian Mai Tai Ready Mix", another Don The Beachcomber tea mug, A vintage "Hawaiian Holidays" travel brochure featuring the Waikikian Hotel, MELE KALIKIMAKA, THE ARTHUR LYMAN CHRISTMAS ALBUM!!! (Do you know how thrilled I was to get this?), and a great 1973 "Savage: Tihati's South Seas Spectacular (as seen at Don The Beachcomber's in Waikiki, complete with scenic Don The Beachcomber color ad on back!)..Yaaaawn....

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GECKO
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Joined: Jun 01, 2002
Posts: 1049
From: South Sea Arts Honolulu
Posted: 2004-01-08 11:01 pm   Permalink

I love the Treasure Craft tikiz!

this is my $20 find from yesterday.

Some of you might say HO! thats a lot to pay for that album!!! not when you turn it around and you see this.....







SWEEET it's signed!!


 
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SES
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Joined: Sep 14, 2003
Posts: 992
Posted: 2004-01-08 11:39 pm   Permalink

I got a few signed Lyman albums(Polynesia & Ilikai) on Ebay(also Yma's signed Xtabay). I love having the artists writing stuff to a happy fan. Knowing that they all held the album gives it an extra connect vibe. Even more important is knowing that someone who loved the music enjoyed the album.

BK... I have the Mele Kalikimaka(unsigned) album too.
One of these days I will shoot some pics of them all.
Good scores guys!
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