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Lupita Najaco Ceramic Doll/Figurine Mexican Folk Art Pulque Décor Aqua #2

$ 58.99
  • "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 a coiled braid 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.

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