This ceramic tiki tumbler depicts a brown column supported by four, white, standing tikis that are evenly spaced apart. Polynesian carvings accent the column and “Oceanic Arts” is written prominently around the front of mug.
Color: Brown and white with gold lustre
Shape: 3½” wide x 7¾” tall
Capacity Size: 22 ounces
Unique Markings: A white tiki (taken from a pendant collected by Bob & Leroy in 1960) repeated four times against a brown carved column. “Oceanic Arts” & “Whittier, CA” is in raised gold letters across 3/4 of the surface; the back is inscribed, “Bob & Leroy”. The bottom of the mug reads, “50th Anniversary; 1956 – 2006” & has the Oceanic Arts logo. The mug is signed by Tiki Diablo & by Bob Van Oosting.
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Special Notes: This mug commemorated 50 years of the tiki supply warehouse Oceanic Arts of Whittier, CA & its founders, Bob Van Oosting & LeRoy Schmaltz . It included a booklet written by Bob & LeRoy recounting many of their adventures in starting & supplying the premier tiki materials store, known world-wide. There was an open edition also made in plain green gloss & released at the same time.
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