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Lupita Najaco Ceramic Figurine Mexican Folk Art Chilies Basket Purple

$ 58.99
  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll with a Purple Skirt & Basket of Chilies
  • The figurine is 11-1/2" tall.
  • She is 4" (shoulder to shoulder)
  • It is 6" across.
  • This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
  • This doll is a female carrying a ceramic woven basket full of chilies.
  • The skirt is a lovely purple with hand painted vegetables on the the apron.
  • This Lupita has a pony tail, along with a comb and flowers.
  • Lupita or Lupito is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita/Lupito was given to each figurine.
  •  Najaco dolls are made 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.
  • 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, initialed or signed by each artisan.
  • Please note: these figurines are individually hand made & painted and will have slight variations one to another.

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