Lupita Figurine Pitaya/Cactus Basket Teal Ceramic Doll Mexican #2
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll holding Basket of Pitaya, Teal Skirt
- The figurine is 11 1/2" tall
- 6" wide (at the base).
- She is 4" (Shoulder to shoulder).
- This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
- The doll/figurine is carrying a basket of pitayas (a variety of cactus).
- The artisan painted a man harvesting pitayas.
- This doll has her hair in a braid, wrapped around her head and Flowers.
- The Lupita is hand painted by Mexican artisans, each detail is hand painted and each doll is initialed or signed by the artisan.
- Lupita is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita was given to each figurine.
Najaco dolls are made in Tonalá, Jalisco. In 1992, the family was looking for a way to depict Mexican people's daily chores (especially women) while in their typical outfits.
This folk art is full of colorful details. Each doll is molded, afterward each figurine is hand painted by artisans.
- Please note: these figurines are individually hand made & painted and will have slight variations from one to another.