Kona Kai Red

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Purchased 2020- Studio Only Red Glaze. Very early 1st of from studio

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Designer
Gecko
Manufacturer
Gecko'z South Sea Arts

This Tiki mug has large slanted coffee-bean-shaped eyes and an open, toothless, mouth. Inspired by a Tiki at La Mariana. A friend of Gecko's said there was a similar one in the back of the old Chicago Kona Kai bar (carved by Leroy Schmaltz of Oceanic Arts and pictured on page 142 of The Book of Tiki). So he named the mug for Kona Kai. Made in Oahu, Hawaii. This is the red edition that is only sold in Hawaii.

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Date Created
14 Jun 2021
Date Updated
21 Jun 2021
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