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A Frame
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Joined: Apr 16, 2009
Posts: 250
From: Mr. C's on the Coast Highway
Posted: 2011-06-29 7:53 pm   Permalink

Wondering who carved this guy I gave a ride home to a few weeks ago in the greater LA area. The gentleman that sold it to me said he had bought it from "some guy that kept it on this porch and was moving". This would explain the more weathered look and splitting toward the base. I've looked for markings but can't find any.





 
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cheekytiki
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Joined: Mar 09, 2004
Posts: 1091
From: The Haole Hut, London, UK
Posted: 2011-06-30 05:37 am   Permalink

It looks like a tourist piece, carved by Tongans either in Tonga or possibly Hawaii.

 
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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: 2011-07-01 5:52 pm   Permalink

100% TTT (Tongan Tourist Tiki)
Aloha,

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