The Modernist - Celadon Green - from the Sven Kirsten Kollection - by Tiki Farm

a.k.a. The Modernist Tiki Farm Edition

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75 usd

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The Modernist - Celadon Green - from the Sven Kirsten Kollection - by Tiki Farm a.k.a. The Modernist Tiki Farm Edition - in 9 collections

Designer
Sven Kirsten
Manufacturer
Tiki Farm
Producer
Tiki Farm

This is, as the name suggests, a mug based on a very modernist version of a tiki. This tiki once stood outside the Trader Vic's in San Francisco. It has simple tear-drop shaped eyes, a long rectangular nose and a small closed mouth.

This design, like others in partnership from Sven and Tiki Farm, was released in three different glaze colors. The first in a light beige/brown was released December 2nd at Trader Vic's in Emeryville for the first book signing ($125) hosted/produced by Eve Bergeron and Trader Vic's. The second in a light celadon green glaze was released by Tiki Farm through their website December 17th ($75). The third was released in a light yellowish beige/green glaze to be sold by Sven, himself.

From Tiki Farm:

"'The Modernist' - Where Modern Art and Polynesian Pop meet!

Don’t miss the Tiki Farm edition online launch of the first Trader Vic’s, Tiki Farm & Sven Kirsten collaboration!

Purchases of ‘The Modernist’ Mug by Tiki Farm come with a 48-page hardbound book written by Sven Kirsten in collaboration with Eve Bergeron. The Tiki Farm edition of the mug and book is limited to a total production of 450 sets.

Learn all about the design that is the missing link between the 1920s European avant-garde movement and mid-century modernism. Fill the mug! Hold the mug! Read the book!"

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Date Created
14 Jan 2022
Date Updated
14 Jan 2022
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