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Lupita NAJACO Ceramic Doll Piglet Basket Sitting Purple Mexico Folk Art

$ 58.99
  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Sitting with piglet in a basket, Celeste Blue
  • The figurine is 9" tall
  • 5" 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 sitting on a ceramic Equipal chair.
  • She is carrying a Basket with a little piglet.
  • The skirt is painted a beautiful Celeste Blue with a man feeding a pig.
  • This doll has a lovely up do along with a bow and flowers in her hair.
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  • Lupita or Lupito is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita/Lupito was given to each figurine.
  • The family proudly manufactures each figurine and is painted by hand.
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  • Najaco dolls were began in Tonalá, Jalisco in 1992, at the beginning, the family was looking for a way to depict Mexican people's daily chores (especially women) while in their typical outfits. 
  •  Each figurine shows a figurine either going to cut nopals, a seller of apples, vegetables, flowers, birds, the shepherd or the traditional pulquero,  thus showing the beauty of the streets of a town.
  • In short, typical women or men doing their chores from the past and even now. Each doll is a model of Mexican woman's beauty.
  • This folk art is full of colored detail.  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 one to another.

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