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Lupita ceramic Figurine/Doll Sweet Bread Basket Espanola Folk Art Orange

$ 58.99
  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Figurine/Doll

  • The figurine is 11" tall.
  • She is 4" (shoulder to shoulder)
  • It is 7" across.

  • This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.

  • This doll is a female carrying a woven ceramic basket of Sweet Bread.
  • The artisan has painted a lovely chocolate or coffee pot with sweetbread on an orange skirt
  • The Lupita has a long side braid with flowers and a comb in her hair.

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

  • Najaco figurines/dolls are made in Tonalá, Jalisco. In 1992, the family was looking for a way to depict Mexican people's daily chores. Each doll is a model of Mexican beauty.

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

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

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