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311 mugs
Member since Oct 15, 2012

From: Flintham, United Kingdom
Interests: lepidoptera, cricket, digital art, mii-making, cocktails and... all things tiki
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I'm in the U.K where tiki mugs are somewhat rarer than hen's teeth. Hence this collection is rather thin on both vintage and modern-era American stuff - it's mostly British made mugs by the likes of CheekyTiki and Fireworks Studio. But rather than bemoaning my luck I thought I'd tell you a little bit about English drinking culture and ceramics making instead.

The traditionally-preferred spirit of the aristocracy and the working class woman is, of course, gin. However, only a pleb would be seen drinking it from a glass... we like to imbibe our booze from gaudily-patterned bone china teacups. Left hand holding the saucer, right hand delicately fingering the handle. Bring to lips: small sips, frequent refills.

Also we do have a unique item, kinda like the British version of the tiki mug - the 'celery pot'. These are large vases or earthenware pots with stylised 'faces' impressed into the clay and then painted. In fact, the wider field of 'face pots' is quite a common collectible over here - with receptacles made for everything from tartare sauce to pickled onions. You can see a few pictures of some items like these in my flickr photostream.

Finally, if anyone is interested and finding it hard to get a source for UK mugs then I'd be happy to indulge in a bit of trans-Atlantic trading...

cheers!


311 mugs - 3 comments - 5 mugs on Wish List
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Hope Tiki Mug


Hot Head Mug


Hua Kai'I


Hull Pottery Souvenir Conch Shell Salt & Pepper Shakers


Jekyll & Hyde Club Warrior Mug Brown


John's Garden Tiki Mug Blue


John's Garden Tiki Mug Orange Reproduction


Kalifornia Ku Brown


Kanaloa Tiki Mug


Kanaloa Tiki Mug


Karo Batak


KC Co Lucky Tiki


KC Co Lucky Tiki God Mug


KC Hawaii Lucky Tiki Mug


Kon Tiki Sheraton Waikiki Gaping Mouth Tiki Mug


Kon-Tiki Ports Salt & Pepper Shakers

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