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Why do we classify mugs from Chinese restaurants as Tiki?
Brandomoai
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Joined: Mar 05, 2008
Posts: 325
From: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Posted: 2012-12-19 08:04 am   Permalink

I think we can all agree that these mugs, and maybe even the Benihana-style mugs are an off-shoot. Not Tiki, but not unrelated. I have a small section dedicated to these vessels, which are much more common here than real Tiki or Polynesian-themed mugs. The context blurs the lines of what is and isn't Tiki; history, use in classic Tiki establishments, etc. "Tiki mug" has become too much of an umbrella term in the general, eBay-selling, populace. We're not the general populace, and by being a part of this forum we have an obligation to keep it at least somewhat academic.

 
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