Lupita Ceramic Doll/Figurine Sitting w Baby Mexican Folk Art Green #3
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll/Figurine.
- The figurine is 9 1/2" tall
- 5" wide (at the base).
- She is 4" (Shoulder to shoulder).
- The baby is 5 1/2" long
- This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
- The doll/figurine is carrying a baby wrapped in a blue blanket.
- The skirt is painted a beautiful green.
- Her hair is up in a coiled with flowers.
- The artisan has painted a mother and child looking up at the moon.
- 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 were created in Tonalá, Jalisco.
- In 1992, the family was looking for a way to depict Mexican people doing daily chores (especially women) while in their typical outfits.
- 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.