Joined: Mar 25, 2002
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
|Posted: 2009-04-28 11:29 pm  Permalink|
Woops, I almost missed this post. That Reef place mat is ace, Sabu! It clearly proves that there were various carvers involved with the Reef, lookey 'ere:
This definitely is the Tiki Andres Bumatay was carving when this article (unfortunately folded) was published, (which is the missing link to my Bumatay page in the BOT)
Now: Charles Phoenix has a slide from the Reef with some folks posing with a Tiki that looks Rosenkrantz-style, but I don't have it, just this:
This also reminded me that I own a very similar strange Bumatay-style ceramic statue, collected in the mid-90s:
It was obviously intended to be a lamp...
...but never made into one. Wonder why!?