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SandraDee
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Joined: Mar 11, 2011
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Posted: 2014-04-26 7:25 pm   Permalink

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On 2014-04-26 18:51, ukutiki wrote:
Answering one part of my own question. This guy is LAST CHANCE JOE. Still don't know what was served in it however.



Leleliz was my former name


I have no idea what was served in it either but I have a bunch of these now.

There are also matching salt and pepper shakers in 2 different styles in case you don't have them but you want to hunt for those. One style has long skinny legs and the other style has fat, stumpy ones.

I have both but its easier to show you this image from an Ebay listing :


Even though this mug isn't "tiki" I still like it mainly because it has a good feel when you hold it and they seem to be plentiful around here being not so far from Reno

[ This Message was edited by: SandraDee 2014-04-26 19:25 ]


 
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ukutiki
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Joined: Feb 25, 2009
Posts: 195
From: Michigan
Posted: 2014-04-26 7:40 pm   Permalink

SD: Thanks. I picked up one today for a buck to go with my other Nugget mugs (even though not TIKI). It not only feels good but holds a lot of drink.

Mahalo


 
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howlinowl
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Joined: Jul 20, 2008
Posts: 142
From: Port Saint Lucie, FL
Posted: 2014-04-27 1:15 pm   Permalink

A few finds from the past few weeks:


A set and a half of tiki fork and spoon sets. In spite of returning daily to see if the missing fork would show up, it never did.


Jekyll and Hyde club mug. Weird...I wasn't planning on stopping by the GW on that day, but something pulled me in. Tiki sense tingling??


Harvey's Lake Tahoe mug. Even weirder....not only did I "feel" I needed to stop by the GW, but I subconsciously made a bee-line straight to this as I crossed the threshold of the door.


Pair of Nagoya/Hachi-Hatchi handled bamboo mugs. Looked them up on the 'net. Sushi restaurants in Georgia. From what I could see from the 'net, no tiki in the restaurants. Still, they're bamboo mugs....I like 'em. Probably would like 'em more if they didn't have the handles.



Beni Mugs. Not tiki. You all hate them, but the price was right, so I picked 'em up.

howlinowl


 
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Tipsy McStagger
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Joined: Nov 21, 2004
Posts: 3524
From: HELL
Posted: 2014-04-27 4:28 pm   Permalink

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On 2014-04-26 18:25, ukutiki wrote:
Would anyone know the name of this nugget mug and what drink was served in it? The image is from a LELELIZ post in 2009. Thanks LIZ.


Mahalo




i have the same mug but without the cold paint. atomiktiki here on t.c. has the matching decanter which is larger than the mug.


 
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sssuuusssaaannn
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Joined: Apr 27, 2014
Posts: 4
Posted: 2014-04-27 4:48 pm   Permalink

Hey,
Can anyone help me identify this ceramic, it's a from TEPCO, most likely manufactured for Trader Vic's I just can't seem to find out what the whole piece is?
I'd really appreciate the help!
Thanks!!
-Susan



 
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uncle trav
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Joined: Apr 27, 2005
Posts: 1799
From: Kalamazoo
Posted: 2014-04-27 5:34 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2014-04-27 16:48, sssuuusssaaannn wrote:
Hey,
Can anyone help me identify this ceramic, it's a from TEPCO, most likely manufactured for Trader Vic's I just can't seem to find out what the whole piece is?
I'd really appreciate the help!
Thanks!!
-Susan





Here is a link to a thread which may help your search. You might be able to contact the folks who gave the talk for more info.
http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=40077&forum=17

Also here is an image from the Tepco catalog. Number 59 may be a good candidate judging by the shape of the base. Good luck in your search.


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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2348
From: SoMass
Posted: 2014-04-27 6:40 pm   Permalink

OK, I'll bite! Why are trying to figure out what those broken pieces are?

 
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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2348
From: SoMass
Posted: 2014-04-27 7:02 pm   Permalink

Just saw your other post, in the Tepco thread. Now, I get it!

 
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ukutiki
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Joined: Feb 25, 2009
Posts: 195
From: Michigan
Posted: 2014-04-28 1:42 pm   Permalink

I picked up this carving this past weekend. It appears to be a pregnant woman sitting on a four-legged stool with an iguana on top of her head. I hesitate to say it is African because of the iguana..but where is it from? Would anyone have any knowledge on it? Mahalo.







 
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howlinowl
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Joined: Jul 20, 2008
Posts: 142
From: Port Saint Lucie, FL
Posted: 2014-04-28 3:45 pm   Permalink

Hmmmmm.....I was going to say that the iguana would put it square into Central and South America, but I looked iguana up on Wikipedia:

"Iguana (/ɪˈɡwɑːnə/)[1][2] is a genus of herbivorous lizards native to tropical areas of Mexico, Central America, several islands in Polynesia such as Fiji and Tonga, and the Caribbean"

So, there ya go....they are native to Polynesia, so that cleared up.....nothing really.

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ukutiki
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Joined: Feb 25, 2009
Posts: 195
From: Michigan
Posted: 2014-04-28 3:56 pm   Permalink

good try, though

 
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ErichTroudt
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Joined: Mar 27, 2002
Posts: 439
From: SoCal
Posted: 2014-04-28 4:21 pm   Permalink

yesterdays hunting turned out decent...









postcards are from the coco palms, polynesian cultural center, bora bora and maui beach hotel


 
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 2847
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2014-04-28 8:52 pm   Permalink

I only went out one day this week:

I walked 3.6 miles during my search.

Three 12 x 18" pieces of Tapa, stamped "made in Fiji" on the backs


Island Heritage Mug


Non Tiki, Randotti skull in great shape



Buzzy Out!


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ErichTroudt
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Posts: 439
From: SoCal
Posted: 2014-04-30 2:24 pm   Permalink

nice little mask..





 
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mike and marie
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Posted: 2014-04-30 7:42 pm   Permalink



 
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