"Lupita" Doll Najaco Ceramic Figurine Mexican Apple Basket Purple
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll, Basket of Fresh Fruit, Purple Skirt
- The figurine is 11-1/2" tall
- 6 1/2" 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 ceramic basket of colorful red apples.
- The artisan has painted a man picking apples on her skirt .
- The skirt is painted a lovely purple color.
- This doll has a bun with flowers and a ribbon in her hair.
- 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 are created in Tonalá, Jalisco. In 1992, 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 figurine doing daily chores in every day life in a Mexican town.
- 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.