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Lupita Najaco Ceramic Doll Apples in Bag Mexican Pottery New Blue

$ 58.99
  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Apple Sack, New Blue
  • The figurine is 11-1/2" tall
  • 6" wide (at the base).
  • She is 5" (apple bag to shoulder).
  • This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
  • The doll/ figurine is carrying a bag filled with apples for sale.
  • The details are wonderful.
  • Her New Blue colored skirt is painted with two Apples.
  • Her hair is in Two Looped Braids with Flowers.
  • The Lupita is hand painted by Mexican artisans. 
  • All the Lupita's are signed by the artisans
  • Lupita is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita 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 nopales/cacti a seller of apples, vegetables, flowers, birds, the shepherd or the traditional pulquero,  thus showing the every day life in a Mexican 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 painted and will have slight variations one to another.

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