Lupita Najaco Ceramic/Pottery Doll/Figurine Mexican Folk Art Pitayas/Cactus Grn
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll.
- 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/Dragon Fruit (a variety of cactus).
- The green skirt shows a hand painted man harvesting pitayas.
- This doll has a long braid, a comb, ribbon and flowers in her hair.
- 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.