Lupita Najaco Ceramic Doll/Figurine Mexican Folk Art Décor Pulque Seller Aqua
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Selling Pulque, Aqua 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.
- She is carrying a basket with Jar of Pulque.
- Her hair is in two pony tails on the back of her head, along with and flowers.
This figurine has been hand painted and signed by the artisan. The aqua skirt shows a man harvesting the Agave Cactus in preparation for fermentation, surrounded by a beautiful Mexican outdoor scene.
- Pulque is an alcoholic beverage made from the fermented sap of the maguey (agave) plant. It is traditional to central Mexico, where it has been produced for millennia.
- The Lupita is 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 made 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 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.