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Sabu The Coconut Boy
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Joined: Aug 20, 2002
Posts: 2802
From: Carson, California
Posted: 2004-11-21 8:51 pm   Permalink

I found these large ship's lanterns at the garage sale of an old Disney construction foreman. They came from the old Disneyland Shipyard Inn, in the Disney Hotel complex, when it was converted to Hook's Pointe in 1999.

They are fairly large. Their flat shape lets them hang against a wall, and the front is a hinged door that allows access to the bulb. They have white bulbs inside now, but I bet would look good with red or green bulbs too.



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FreakBear
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Joined: Apr 15, 2004
Posts: 361
From: Springfield, Ohio
Posted: 2004-11-21 9:58 pm   Permalink



Does anybody know the story on this style of mask?
Where/when they're from, etc.


Pix of our Mid-Century Poly dining set and sugarcane mill bar.




SiestaWare!

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Swanky
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Joined: Apr 03, 2002
Posts: 5274
From: Hapa Haole Hideaway, TN
Posted: 2004-11-27 08:41 am   Permalink

More good reasons to marry this girl:
Stephanie gave me this yesterday. She found it at a local antique store.

It's large and the details are much clearer than the one I have. Perhaps that means it's older? Maybe not. The side with the words is bigger and makes me think this is a different mold.

But here's the best part:

$1

I think this move is going to be good. She has a great nose for tiki!

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Tiki Royale
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Joined: Dec 06, 2002
Posts: 891
From: The Aloha Room in Beautiful Belmont, CA!
Posted: 2004-11-27 09:06 am   Permalink

Oh yeah Swanky,
She's a keeper!
Aloha,

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Johnny Dollar
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Joined: Oct 01, 2003
Posts: 3066
From: Columbus, Ohiya
Posted: 2004-11-29 06:08 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2004-11-21 21:58, FreakBear wrote:


Does anybody know the story on this style of mask?
Where/when they're from, etc.




hey freak bear,

i have this semi-similar mask and a smaller one about the same woodtone as your carvings.



BK identified mine as a menehune mask. that's all i can tell you.

mahalo, j$
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FreakBear
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Joined: Apr 15, 2004
Posts: 361
From: Springfield, Ohio
Posted: 2004-11-29 3:04 pm   Permalink

Thanks JD! I saw a 4 footer for sale online quite a while back very similar to yours but with a frown. FYI they were asking $200. Already sold Though:(

These always seem to be either smiling or frowning. I assume they're meant to be a pair (one of each) like the iconic Comedy/Tragety theatre masks.
-FB

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virani
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Joined: Sep 17, 2003
Posts: 1438
From: Volcanic area of France
Posted: 2004-11-30 1:22 pm   Permalink

OK, not really Tiki, but trader vics, so : here is a mug I bought from an english woman, representing a fisherwoman. The back says 1979, made in Japan :









 
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Tikiwahine
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Joined: Apr 09, 2003
Posts: 3293
From: Victoria, BC
Posted: 2004-12-01 1:51 pm   Permalink

I wasn't exactly sure where to post this, but I knew I wanted to post it just the same.



I found this at my parents house the other day while there for dinner. It's a photo I took when I was about 16. I took a career preparation graphic arts course in high school which included photography. We went on a field trip one day to china town. I liked this sign, but since the photograph kind of sucked after I enlarged it, I just forgot about it. My Dad keeps EVERYTHING.

I took a walk through China Town yesterday(it's not hard...it's only a block long!) and was sad to see that this place and sign no longer exist. It probably wasn't tiki related at all, but I thought some might like to see it anyhow. I've always been a fan of crows and ravens, and heckle and jeckyll.

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8FT Tiki
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Joined: Nov 30, 2003
Posts: 1398
From: Kansas City, MO
Posted: 2004-12-01 4:59 pm   Permalink

Hey Tikiwahine, that picture is really something to crow about. HaHa
Thanks for sharing


 
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Slacks Ferret
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Joined: Oct 02, 2003
Posts: 1318
From: Calgary
Posted: 2004-12-01 10:57 pm   Permalink

In the past few weeks I haven't done too badly.

All these mugs were gathered from various thrift stores. Why is it that I've only been finding the mugs with handles lately? I'm not complaining, mind you.

Also found one of these (chalkware?) wahine busts. The eyes kinda creep me out, but not a bad find for $4.
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11584
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2004-12-01 11:52 pm   Permalink

The mysteries of Tiki never cease to astound me! This sign: What-where-...WHY!!!?

[quote]
On 2004-12-01 13:51, Tikiwahine wrote:



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martiki
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Joined: Mar 29, 2002
Posts: 3059
From: http://www.smugglerscovesf.com
Posted: 2004-12-07 4:25 pm   Permalink

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On 2004-11-30 13:22, virani wrote:
OK, not really Tiki, but trader vics, so : here is a mug I bought from an english woman, representing a fisherwoman. The back says 1979, made in Japan :






That's a Mama Grubber mug- it was an ill fated seafood restaurant offshoot of Trader Vic's.


 
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martiki
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Joined: Mar 29, 2002
Posts: 3059
From: http://www.smugglerscovesf.com
Posted: 2004-12-07 4:35 pm   Permalink

Just found this last weekend. Anyone seen these before?

It looks like a ceramic moai with drink garnish:




BUT...lo & behold, it's a salt & pepper set!




Pretty nifty, I thought. Just says Made in China and has plastic stoppers, so I expect that it is a recent/current product. Anyone else have these? Where is it from?

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Hale Tiki
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Joined: Oct 19, 2004
Posts: 1799
From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2004-12-07 4:46 pm   Permalink

It can be found in many home catalogs, crate and barrels, kitchens etc, and other fine kitchen stores. they're all over ebay too. And yes, new product. Aloha!

 
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Kono
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Joined: Oct 08, 2003
Posts: 1266
From: Orlando
Posted: 2004-12-07 5:14 pm   Permalink

That s/p is part of a tiki set from Sakura. Here's most of the set (in the pic):

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000B2JZ8/qid=1102464511/sr=1-29/ref=sr_1_29/103-8445897-8167806?v=glance&s=kitchen

There was also a moai mug just like your shaker that did not have a handle and came with a bunch of really really crappy silverware that would break with normal use. Like you're eating mashed potatoes and the handle of the fork would just snap!


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