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"Lupita" Female Ceramic Doll Cheese Basket Original Orange Clay Pottery

$ 58.99
  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll con Queso or Cheese.
  • The figurine is 11 1/2" tall
  • 6" 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 basket of cheese (Queso). 
  • The artisan painted a man milking her on her bright Orange skirt. 
  • This doll has a circle braid and flowers 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 manufactured 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. 
    • This folk art is full of colorful details.  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 from one to another. 

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