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323 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!


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Fireworks Studio Coconut Sharer Bowl


Fireworks Studio Coconut Shot


Fireworks Studio Frankenstein's Monster Mug


Fireworks Studio Frankenstein's Monster Shot


Fireworks Studio Moai Large


Fireworks Studio Moai Shot


Fireworks Studio Moai Small


Fireworks Studio Monkey Head Bottle


Fireworks Studio Red Devil Head Mug


Fireworks Studio Rum Barrel Shot Mug


Fireworks Studio Screaming Tiki Head Mug


Fireworks Studio Severed Head Tribute Mug


Fireworks Studio Shrunken Head Bottle


Fireworks Studio Shrunken Head Shot


Fireworks Studio Skull & Crossbones Mug


Fireworks Studio Skull & Crossbones Shot Mug


Fireworks Studio Skull Bottle


Fireworks Studio Sugar Skull Mug


Fireworks Studio Sugar Skull Shot


Fireworks Studio Sugar Skull with Sombrero


Fisherman's Wharf Mermaid Mug Blue


Flame Man Chu


Frank's Stein Gray with Lime Green Interior


Fugu Red


Glass Two-Faced Tiki Short Clear


Haka'iki


Handled Parksmith Fertility Goddess


Hands Clasped Tiki Tan


Harvey's Lake Tahoe Bucket Mug with Script Font


Hawaii Blue Hula Girl Mug


Hawaii Kai Peanut Lined Face OMC Mug


Hawaiian Inn Tiki Leilani


Hawaiian Inn Tiki Leilani


Headhunter


Holua Lua


Homemade Duncan Tikis & Palm Leaf Ashtray


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


Kona Kai Blue Velvet


Kumu Tiki Mug Black


Kuna Loa


Kung Fu Tiki Salt & Pepper Shakers Green


Kuo Wah Jurojin Fogcutter


Lenny Tiki Mug Reproduction White for Malibu Rum


Leno Mug Reproduction Green


Libbey Bamboo Mug Blue


Libbey Jagged Teeth Mug Brown


Libbey Moai Blue


Libbey Moai Brown


Lil' Waha Nui Earthen Green


Lil' Waha Nui Reproduction Green


Local Boy Brown


Lola Lo Daddy Digga Digga Doo Bowl


Lola Lo Daddy Zombie


Lola Lo Digga Digga Doo


Lola Lo Easter Island Surprize Bowl


Lola Lo Fat Belly Tiki Brew Barrel


Lola Lo Good Time Girl


Lola Lo Hibiscus Sharing Mug


Lola Lo Moai


Lola Lo Puffa Fish Bowl

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London Luau 2005 Mug


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Mahiumi Reproduction

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