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Lupita Doll Espanola Royal Blue Dress Vegetables Seller Basket Ceramic Mexican #2

$ 58.99
  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Vegetable Seller Espanola Style Royal Blue Skirt
  • Tall- 11 1/2"
  • Wide- 6 3/4" 
  • The blue skirt has hand painted vegetables.
  • She is holding a basket of veggies.
  • Her Hair is in Two Pony Tails, with Flowers
  • This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
  • 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, at the beginning, the family was looking for a way to depict Mexican people's daily chores (especially women) while in their typical outfits. 
  • Each figurine shows a doll either going to cut nopales/cacti, a seller of apples, vegetables, flowers, birds, the shepherd or the traditional pulque etc, thus showing the every day life in a Mexican town.
  • In short, typical women or men doing their chores from the past and even now. Each doll is a model of Mexican woman's beauty.
  • This folk art is full of colored details. Each doll is molded, afterward each figurine is hand painted and signed by the artisans.
  • Please note: these figurines are individually hand made & painted and will have slight variations one to another.

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