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tikithomas08
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From: San Diego CA
Posted: 2010-09-13 5:09 pm   Permalink


Quote:

On 2010-09-12 14:28, Bay Park Buzzy wrote:
I almost passed on this one, but when I read "Sears Hawaii" on the tag, I decided it was "neat" for some reason:






hey buzzy! you can be kenny for halloween!


 
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Mr. NoNaMe
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Posts: 1919
Posted: 2010-09-13 5:59 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-09-12 14:28, Bay Park Buzzy wrote:
This week's stuff:
They fit me real well,...

Buzzy Out!



never mind.
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Club Nouméa
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Joined: May 03, 2010
Posts: 450
From: Wanganui
Posted: 2010-09-13 6:50 pm   Permalink

Hello Bongo Bungalow - I suppose I could include a few shots in that topless girls etc. thread I heard about somewhere....

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On 2010-09-12 03:57, Bongo Bungalow wrote:
"This book happens to have more photos of topless tribal girls than a bumper vintage issue of National Geographic, but we won't go into that here...."

Sure we can! Just toss in one or two nekked guys and everyone's happy.






CN


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Club Nouméa
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Joined: May 03, 2010
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From: Wanganui
Posted: 2010-09-13 6:53 pm   Permalink

My companion, Ms Nouméa, would kill for that lamp. We found one in a retro 2nd-hand furniture store and the guy wouldn't sell it because it was supposedly a shop fitting! Boy, was she fuming afterwards...

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On 2010-09-12 19:54, Sabu The Coconut Boy wrote:

Where oh where is the vintage stuff nowadays!?







CN
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Cool Manchu
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From: San Jose, CA
Posted: 2010-09-13 11:18 pm   Permalink

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On 2010-09-12 08:17, Big Kahuna wrote:
Hey, Cool! Here's a shot of your bowl in action.





That's awesome. Thank you so much Big Kahuna!


 
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TikiVato
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Joined: Mar 03, 2009
Posts: 516
From: Whittier, CA
Posted: 2010-09-14 2:45 pm   Permalink

I found this at the thrift store this morning and not sure of its origins. African or PNG? It has inlaid mother of pearl around the cheeks and on the top portion of the mask. Can some of you experts in PNG help me with this?




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pdrake
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Joined: Jan 13, 2006
Posts: 1769
From: las vegas
Posted: 2010-09-14 3:20 pm   Permalink

i think it's balinese.

 
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Club Nouméa
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Posts: 450
From: Wanganui
Posted: 2010-09-14 6:20 pm   Permalink

I don't think it's Balinese, pdrake. Google "Balinese mask" and you will see what I mean.

I have been scratching my head over a similar mask to this that turned up in a local charity store. I didn't buy it, because I don't think it's from the Pacific (or at least not from the Polynesian/Melanesian/Micronesian part of it we are interested in).


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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: 2010-09-14 7:04 pm   Permalink

That thing's definitely from Bali, but not technically "balinese" style. They're all over the place around here for real cheap in all the crappy swapmeet bali import carving stands. They also do them with the inlays in sorta African styles too.

The painted patterns look a little PNGish, but to call it a PNG mask, or a tiki mask, would be a real stretch. I think you could get away with calling it a "Tribal Mask."

Buzzy Out!
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Hakalugi
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From: Redondo Beach, CA
Posted: 2010-09-14 7:25 pm   Permalink

Maybe it's a Balinese take on an Aboriginal mask?



Aboriginal Masks:





 
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Club Nouméa
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From: Wanganui
Posted: 2010-09-14 9:56 pm   Permalink

Whoa - scary stuff!

Thanks for that clarification guys: I can now confirm that the confusing mask I saw is a Balinese rip-off of an African mask.

CN
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dewey-surf
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Joined: May 27, 2009
Posts: 172
From: Clearwater, FL
Posted: 2010-09-15 2:06 pm   Permalink


Two things this week:






1) Hula head

2) Two Kon Tiki Ports tea cups

$5.00 for it all.




 
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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
Posts: 1295
From: Indiana
Posted: 2010-09-15 2:30 pm   Permalink

The "hula head" has a much better look than some I've seen. She's a keeper!


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blacklagoon
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Joined: Aug 03, 2010
Posts: 154
Posted: 2010-09-15 4:07 pm   Permalink

I'm in Cincinnati and found a few things today.

Paul








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TikiVato
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Joined: Mar 03, 2009
Posts: 516
From: Whittier, CA
Posted: 2010-09-15 9:52 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-09-14 19:25, Hakalugi wrote:
Maybe it's a Balinese take on an Aboriginal mask?



Aboriginal Masks:





Where did you get those aboriginal masks? They are the same shape of my mask and the lips and eyes are identical shape and color. Thanks for everyone's input.
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