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Help Identify, What Is This, Is This A? Thread
bigbrotiki
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From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2013-01-15 6:32 pm   Permalink

He came from Hawaii, most likely. Carved by members of a Samoan family, for the tourist trade. They are very prolific, these carvings have shown up at Pacific Islander fairs in L.A. too. They come in all shapes and sizes, I like their walking sticks and knife handles.





Yours has some different features, and a darker stain, it might be from an older generation.

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