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Lupita Doll w Hat Sitting Pitaya Basket Pink Skirt Ceramic Mexican

$ 58.99
  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll, Basket of Pitaya, Seated in Equipal Chair, Pink Skirt

  • The figurine is 9-1/2" tall.
  • She is 4 1/2" (shoulder to shoulder)
  • It is 5 1/2" wide

  • This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
  • This doll is a female sitting on a chair holding a Basket of Pitaya (Dragon Fruit).

  • A pitaya or pitahaya is the fruit of several different cactus species native to the Americas.
  • The artisan painted the apron with a man harvesting the pitaya.
  • Her skirt is painted a beautiful Pink.

  • 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.

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