The Drooling Bastard - Seventh Edition - Light Blue - for Tonga Hut

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This is a mug shaped the Drooling Bastard (a crude Tiki made of volcanic rock, holding a bowl, with water trickling out of his mouth and into the bowl). It is based on the original fountain sculpture at the Tonga Hut which is the mascot for the Loyal Order of the Drooling Bastard.

Several color-way editions preceded this one, some made by different makers.

Production

Manufacturer
Eekum Bookum
Production Count
100

Release

Date
31 Mar 2021
Cost
USD 90.00

Physical Characteristics

Material
Ceramic
Shape
Tiki
Colour
Light Blue
Dimensions
3.5"W x 8"H
Capacity
30 fl. oz.
Imagery
Tiki
Marking
"Tonga Hut est. 1958" on back. "Eekum Bookum JM142 USA" and number out of 100 on bottom.
Distinguishing Characteristics
light blue exterior glaze

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Tonga Hut Facebook Mug Release Announcement
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Date Created
6 Apr 2021
Date Updated
7 Apr 2021
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