Lupita Ceramic Doll/Figurine Vegetable Basket Mexico Folk Art Plum
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Holding Basket with Vegetables.
- 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 with vegetables.
- The skirt is painted a lovely plum color.
- The artist painted an apron with vegetables.
- The Lupita doll has two coiled long pony tails, along flowers in her hair.
- Lupita is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita was given to each figurine.
- Najaco dolls are 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.