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Spurlin Headhunter with Earrings

a.k.a. Los Angeles Islander Coffee Grog Mug

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Physical Characteristics
Material Ceramic
Dimensions 4.5" x 2.5"
(11.4cm x 6.4cm)
Capacity ? fl. oz.
Optimal drink size ? fl. oz.
Decorative Characteristics
Coloring Brown mainly
Imagery Kane or Man
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From The Islander, Los Angeles, CA, a Tiki Location
Manufactured by Spurlin Ceramics
Designed by Stella Bodey
Produced circa 1961-1971
Edition of ?
This is the early version of the Headhunter with a broad nose and large hoop earrings. In a later edition, the earrings were removed and a handle was added (shown on bottom of page 56 in Duke Carter's Tiki Quest), possibly to make it easier to hold and less fragile. The glaze is a muddy brown with yellow highlights that was used on several Spurlin pieces and is quite unique. The Los Angeles Islander menu shows a drink served in this mug called the "Coffee Grog" and this is pictured in Sven Kirsten's The Book of Tiki on page 163.
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