Lupita Doll Sitting Chilies Basket Plum Mexican NAJACO Ceramic Folk Art
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Plum skirt Seated, with Basket of Chilies
- This doll is a female carrying a woven basket full of chilies.
- The skirt is a lovely Plum color with a beautiful hand painting of a man eating lunch.
The figurine is 10" tall.
- She is 3 1/2" (shoulder to shoulder)
- It is 6 1/2" across.
- Her hair is in a braid with wrapped around her head, and flowers.
- This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
- Lupita or Lupito is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita/Lupito was given to each figurine.
- The family proudly manufactures each figurine and is painted by hand.
- Najaco dolls were began 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 figurine either going to cut nopals, a seller of apples, vegetables, flowers, birds, the shepherd or the traditional pulquero, thus showing the beauty of the streets of a 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 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.