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Is this Witco Tiki?
srauclair
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Joined: Aug 12, 2013
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Posted: 2013-08-12 5:09 pm   Permalink

Hi i am new to tiki sculpture world and found this piece at a thrift store. it has no markings and was wondering if it is a Witco Tiki? And what kind of value it is.
Its stands 29" tall and is 6" X 6"
thank you for any info


 
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swizzle
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Joined: Jun 03, 2007
Posts: 773
From: Melbourne,Australia
Posted: 2013-08-12 5:40 pm   Permalink



 
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srauclair
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Posted: 2013-08-12 5:47 pm   Permalink

also what is the best way to clean these pieces?

 
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happy buddha
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Joined: Sep 13, 2008
Posts: 187
Posted: 2013-08-12 6:51 pm   Permalink

Witco yes. Tiki no.

 
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11004
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2013-08-13 01:58 am   Permalink

Not all Witco is Tiki (this is not), just as not all Tiki is Witco. The best Witco is Tiki and midcentury modern-style. Then there is conquistador Witco, viking Witco, baroque Witco...this I would call medieval Witco, not very sought after....unless, for whatever reason, you are building a dungeon in your basement

But also, this is YOUR Witco, and if YOU like it, it is of value.


 
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srauclair
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Posted: 2013-08-13 02:12 am   Permalink

Thanks for info. I was thinking it was a chess piece. Its definitely mid-century as was the rest of the estate collection i recieved.
Anymore info would be greatly appreciated.


 
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Alii Tiki
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Joined: Apr 24, 2008
Posts: 156
From: Kona, Hawaii & Palm Springs, California
Posted: 2013-08-13 1:10 pm   Permalink

Are you looking to sell this piece?

 
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srauclair
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Posted: 2013-08-13 1:40 pm   Permalink

Yea i thinks so. Probably put it on ebay.

 
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Bora Boris
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Joined: Mar 25, 2005
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From: Boogie Wonderland
Posted: 2013-08-13 8:08 pm   Permalink

Hopefully your questions have been answered. Good luck with your auction!

Moving this Non-Tiki Witco to Beyond Tiki.


 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2013-08-13 9:56 pm   Permalink

Write on bradda Boris!

 
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srauclair
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Posted: 2013-08-14 07:02 am   Permalink

Correct me if I am wrong but Witco isnt tiki at all. Maybe tiki style but actually its American Kitsch.
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