Ron Jon Wahgi The Wave Warrior Mug

Ron Jon's Wahgi The Wave Warrior Mug - front viewRon Jon's Wahgi The Wave Warrior Mug - back view

This glazed, ceramic Tiki mug is manufactured by Tiki Farm exclusively for Ron Jon Surf Shop. This limited edition run of 500 was designed by Drew Brophy. This large mug stands 8 inches tall and holds 23 ounces. On the front is a big-toothed Tiki, wearing shorts, with a surfboard standing upright behind him. This Tiki has noticably large arms and feet. On the reverse side, in raised relief on the base, is “Ron Jon”. Also, inscribed is “Wahgi The Wave Warrior”. Near the top is a medallion depicting a man riding a surfboard. On the bottom is “Drew by Tiki Farm © 2005″. The whole mug is brown with a wood-grain texture.

Found in the Labeled, Mug, Tiki, and Tiki Farm Collections.

Tiki Bar TV Suffering Bastard Mug

Tiki Bar TV Suffering Bastard Mug

This blue glaze ceramic mug is produced by Tiki Farm. It is an official Trader Vic’s Suffering Bastard mug with the Tiki Bar TV logo embedded in silver and gold on the back.

Inscribed on the bottom of the mug is “Trader Vic’s by Tiki Farm” and “© 2002″

Found in the Mug, Tiki, and Tiki Farm Collections.

Tiki Farm Drei Moai Mug

Tiki Farm Drei Moai Mug

This Drei Moai limited edition Tiki mug, designed by Squid, was limited to a run of 250 mugs. My particular mug is number 62. This emerald green-glazed three-footed mug stands approximately 8 1/4 inches tall. The following description is from Tiki Farm:

The mug is a footed tall cylindrical mug with 3 Moai Sentinels flanking the perimeter. Smooth lava rim overflow transitions into a pebbled-rock style rim and a scraped backdrop with 3 potbellied grimacing Moai’s (please take note of the “outie” belly buttons).

On the bottom of the mug, it reads “Limited Edition of 250″, “Tiki Farm”, and “Squid”.

Found in the Mug, Polynesian Pop, Tiki, and Tiki Farm Collections.

Tiki Farm Giant Ku Lakanuki Mug

Front view of Tiki Farm Giant Ku Lakanuki

This glazed ceramic Tiki mug was produced by Tiki Farm for the Lakanuki Bar in Mammoth Lake, CA. From Tiki Farm’s website, this mug features a permanent fired decal commemorating it to the Lakanuki. The total production run on this customized mug was 147 each.

Found in the Labeled, Mug, Polynesian Pop, Tiki, and Tiki Farm Collections.

Tiki Farm Ka Hale Tiki Mug

Tiki Farm Ka Hale Tiki mug

This tall, vase-like Tiki mug, produced by Tiki Farm, is known variously as the Ka Hale Tiki mug, the House of Tiki mug, and the Shaka mug. This mug depicts a Tiki with a large, toothy grin doing the shaka sign with both hands. The mug is marked to look as if carved from wood.

On the front of the base of the mug is written “Aloha” while on the back are three footprints, as if someone had walked on a sandy beach. In raised letter on the back of the mug is “Ka Hale Tiki” and in pressed lettering is “House of Tiki”, “Costa Mesa”, “Newport Bch”, and “So Cal”. On the bottom of the mug is pressed letter is “Tiki Farm © 2003″.

Found in the Labeled, Mug, Tiki, and Tiki Farm Collections.

Tiki Farm Mr. Bali Hai Mug

Tiki Farm Mr. Bali Hai mug

This ceramic mug, a reproduction of the original Mr. Bali Hai mug, depicts a headhunter with a bone through his nose and was produced by Tiki Farm for the Bali Hai Restaurant on Shelter Island in San Diego, CA.

On the bottom of the mug are the following: “‘Mr Bali Hai’ made exclusively for the Bali Hai Restaurant”, “San Diego, Calif.”

A variation of this Tiki mug can be found on page 17 of Tiki Quest - Collecting the Exotic Past by Duke Carter.

Found in the Labeled, Mug, Polynesian Pop, Tiki, and Tiki Farm Collections.

Tiki Farm Tres Tiki

Tiki Farm Tres Tiki Bowl

This Tres Tiki limited edition Tiki bowl, designed by Von Franco, was manufactured by Tiki Farm as part of their artist series and limited to a run of 300 bowls. My particular mug is number 34. This three-footed bowl stands approximately 3 inches tall, has a brown glazed exterior and a green-glazed interior. It depicts three artists at Tikis: Von Franco, Shag, and the Pizz.

Inscribed on the side of the bowl is “Von Franco”, “Shag”, and “Pizz”. On the bottom of the mug, it reads “© 2003″ and “Von Franco by Tiki Farm”.

Found in the Bowl, Polynesian Pop, Tiki, and Tiki Farm Collections.

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