Lupita NAJACO Ceramic/Clay Doll/Figurine Mexican Folk Art Platter w Fish Yellow

$ 58.99
  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Holding Platter with Fish.

  • The figurine is 11 1/2" tall
  • 6" wide (at the base).
  • She is 4 1/2" (Shoulder to shoulder).

  • This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.

  • The doll/figurine is carrying a platter with a colorful fish on it.
  • The skirt is painted a lovely yellow color.
  • The apron has a hand painted man fishing by a lake.

  • This figurine has has two long braids with bows and flowers in her hair.

  • The Lupita is hand painted by Mexican artisans. Lupita's come in many styles and colors.

  • 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 doing daily chores (especially women) while in their typical outfits.

  • This folk art is full of colored detail. Each doll is molded, afterward each figurine is hand painted, initialed or signed by the artisan who paints.

  • Please note: these figurines are individually hand made & painted and will have slight variations one to another.

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