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Lupita Najaco Ceramic Doll/Figurine Mexican Apple Basket Pink Skirt #2

$ 58.99
  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll, Apple Seller, Pink Skirt.
  • 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 red apples.
  • The skirt is painted a beautiful Pink.
  • This doll has a bow in her one long braid.
  • The artisan has painted a man picking apples on the front of her skirt.
  • 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 were created 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 made & painted and will have slight variations one to another.

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