Joined: Oct 14, 2008
From: Hercules, CA
|Posted: 2011-05-23 8:50 pm  Permalink|
Found this cool quote from galwest.com (who sold many pieces from Kent's estate):
Skipper described the Zombie Village in a letter written in 1953:
...through massive driftwood doors, with huge Easter Island idols on either side, with a pause to inspect the unusual gifts from all corners of the earth which are for sale at the curio corner, then the beauty of the tropical dining room unfolds before you. Palm trees, Philodendrons, Marantas, Calatheas, and everywhere colorful Anthuriums and overhead the exotic orchid.
...In the Malayan, African, and Garden Rooms, the dining tables are made of selected Koa and Monkey Pod woods. Spears, shields, and Kris, from Africa to Malaya and the South Seas, all collected by the skipper on his many voyages, explorations, and travels, adorn the walls.....