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Najaco Lupita Ceramic Doll/Figurine Corn Basket Mexican Folk Art Olive #2

$ 58.99

  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Corn Basket.

  • The figurine is 11 3/4" tall and 6" wide at the base.
  • She is 4" (shoulder to shoulder).

  • The figurine is holding a basket of corn. The details are wonderful.
  • This Lupita has a braid on top of her head, along with flowers and a comb in her hair.

  • She is wearing a olive colored skirt with a painting of a woman and man  walking home.

  • Lupita is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita/o was given to each figurine.

  • Najaco dolls are made in Tonalá, Jalisco by the Arana family.
  • In 1992, the family was looking for a way to depict Mexican people doing daily chores (especially women) while in their typical outfits.

  • In short, typical women or men doing their chores from the past and even now.

  • This folk art is full of colored detail. Each doll is molded, afterward each figurine is hand painted, initialed or signed by artisans.

  • Please note: these figurines are individually hand painted and might have slight variations one to another.

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