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Tiki Central Forums Collecting Tiki Is this carved tiki duo junky or funky?
Is this carved tiki duo junky or funky?
TikiTacky
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Posts: 1291
Posted: 2013-07-30 5:42 pm   Permalink

Saw this at the local flea market, not sure what to make of it. Looks like PNG to my untrained eye.



 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2013-07-30 8:44 pm   Permalink



looks Indonesian to me. Just a guess.
Cheers


 
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Atomic Tiki Punk
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Joined: Jul 19, 2009
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From: Costa Misery
Posted: 2013-07-30 10:29 pm   Permalink

Sorry, not PNG

 
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tikigreg
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Joined: Mar 24, 2002
Posts: 1147
From: ClubTiki
Posted: 2013-07-31 07:42 am   Permalink

Not PNG, but the top figure might be KISS

 
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TikiTacky
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Posted: 2013-07-31 08:14 am   Permalink



 
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11107
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2013-08-01 8:59 pm   Permalink

As I like to quote Paul Theroux: "Pieces of hacked wood"

These carvings are akin to the ever-so-lovely "Tiki" or "Asmat" figures over-populating the internet, import stores and tourist traps:



I had to evaluate a life-size example of these beauties on Storage Wars and really had to be "polite" in giving the Witco cat the thumbs up over it. There is GOOD ugly and there is BAD ugly - my books tell you which is which



 
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