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McTiki
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Joined: Aug 22, 2004
Posts: 1962
From: Sunny Florida
Posted: 2010-04-06 4:06 pm   Permalink

Ok Ohana......What is this?

I know I have seen it before, but, I no can find. And yes, I realize that it is a lamp.

BOT? Nope! Google Images? Nope! Ebay history? Nope!

Is it even Tiki? I thought it more of an Aztec influence, but, wanted it anyways.




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exquisitecorpse
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Joined: Feb 26, 2009
Posts: 309
From: philadelphia
Posted: 2010-04-06 6:24 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-04-06 16:06, McTiki wrote:
Ok Ohana......What is this?

I know I have seen it before, but, I no can find. And yes, I realize that it is a lamp.

BOT? Nope! Google Images? Nope! Ebay history? Nope!

Is it even Tiki? I thought it more of an Aztec influence, but, wanted it anyways.








It looks native american; specifically like a hopi or zuni kachina:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hopi_Kachina_dolls

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hottiki
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Joined: Jul 10, 2008
Posts: 354
From: Garden Grove CA
Posted: 2010-04-06 8:09 pm   Permalink

Don't see them that big that often, mostly carved wood under 12".
Atlantes statues-Toltec- Down Mexico Way



Not the same as The Atlantes...Different God maybe....The small ones I have seen had Made in Mexico on bottom...
"The games afoot" S.H.

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Hakalugi
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Joined: Aug 10, 2004
Posts: 3423
From: Redondo Beach, CA
Posted: 2010-04-06 8:23 pm   Permalink

I'm not so sure...



 
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Matt Reese
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Joined: May 09, 2005
Posts: 1182
From: San Diego
Posted: 2010-04-06 8:31 pm   Permalink

I think I may have a decanter with matching shot glasses that is very similar.

 
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hottiki
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Joined: Jul 10, 2008
Posts: 354
From: Garden Grove CA
Posted: 2010-04-06 9:23 pm   Permalink



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Hakalugi
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Posts: 3423
From: Redondo Beach, CA
Posted: 2010-04-06 10:06 pm   Permalink

Yes, now that looks like a match.

 
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Atomic Tiki Punk
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Joined: Jul 19, 2009
Posts: 7048
From: Costa Misery
Posted: 2010-04-07 03:36 am   Permalink

Clearly this is the origin of your lamp, but be warned, it is cursed....Brahahahahahahah....




 
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Zeta
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Joined: Feb 13, 2007
Posts: 2105
From: Atlantis/Basque Country/Spain/Mexico
Posted: 2010-04-07 04:32 am   Permalink

http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=35270&forum=6&hilite=tiwanaku
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Psycho Tiki D
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Joined: Oct 13, 2006
Posts: 1840
From: The river Styx, can you pay the toll?
Posted: 2010-04-07 06:12 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-04-04 17:07, TikiMookie wrote:
Matt took me to SF this weekend for my birthday and we found a few things. Picked up the TV 75th Anniversary mug in Emeryville, CA. (and had a scorpion) Went antiquing and found a few others.

Note to Duane:

I found the Harvey's Bowl at Midway!




Melody,

Happiest of birthdays to a fellow Aries and it sounds like you had an amazing time on your adventure. It appears you hit all the appropriate SF locales and the sleeping cab driver just adds to the fun.

Thanks for the heads-up on Midway...I usually find a few things there as well.

PTD


 
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Kamaina Kraig
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Joined: Mar 13, 2009
Posts: 211
From: Afton, NY
Posted: 2010-04-07 12:52 pm   Permalink

Found a new antique/thrift store today....made some good scores:



a bar stool for $8.00



a set of PMP bamboo mugs for $10



a fu manchu for $4



and a hula wahine for $4

It is nice to find something upstate ny.....and when you do they usually have no idea what they are selling....it is usually marked as a vase.

KK
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MrBaliHai
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Joined: Jun 01, 2002
Posts: 856
From: Behind the Cheddar Curtain
Posted: 2010-04-10 4:54 pm   Permalink

Orchids R-3 mug with jeweled eyes

Stand-up table card from the Tapa Room at the Hawaiian Village and a Kodak Hula show postcard



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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2010-04-11 09:53 am   Permalink

Love that table card. Have you ever posted pics of that cool home bar of yours? You should.

 
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MrBaliHai
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Joined: Jun 01, 2002
Posts: 856
From: Behind the Cheddar Curtain
Posted: 2010-04-11 10:05 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-04-11 09:53, Big Kahuna wrote:
Love that table card. Have you ever posted pics of that cool home bar of yours? You should.



Yeah, it was a steal at $0.20 too! Here's a close-up:



Yes, I posted my bar photos quite a long time ago. I should probably repost to the new home-bar forum though:

http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=17606&forum=18&hilite=hai\%27deaway
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 3032
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2010-04-11 2:15 pm   Permalink

This weeks stuff:

I was overjoyed to get this CocoJoe's plaque today. I didn't have it yet, and it was only $8!



This got me all happy and giddy when I stumbled upon it yesterday


He has a knot in his right eye that looks like a pupil

I'd been hoping to get one of these some day. The crack on his arm is only on the shoulder. It's still attached at the hand and was never broken off there. There's another small hairline crack in the back as well. The seller wanted $7 for it, I pointed out the cracks and countered with $5 and we had a deal.

Guam ashtray that looks like the HIP one:



Mugs:
Trader Dicks and Harveys

Daga Al harrington and UCSD cancer fundraiser mug from last year's Longboard Invitational


Daga bamboo mugs from the Fogcutter


PNG mini mask


Bali hai and Kona kai matches


Another of Cook's journeys book. This one had a few good tiki and art pictures it in, and of those, a few were not common stock ones most other books like this use

I bought it just because it had this picture in it


And finally, a Tonga after shower lotion tiki bottle by Amway:


So when did Amway get in on the whole Tiki devolution/revival thing?

Buzzy Out!

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