Lupita NAJACO Ceramic Doll/Figurine Mexican Folk Art Platter Fish Décor Red #2
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Holding Platter with Fish.
- The figurine is 11 1/2" tall
- 6" wide (at the base).
- She is 4 1/2" (Shoulder to shoulder).
- This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
- The doll/figurine is carrying a platter with a colorful fish.
- The skirt is painted a lovely red color.
- The apron has a hand painted with two colorful fish.
- This figurine has two pony tails, along with flowers in her hair.
- 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 are created 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.
- This folk art is full of colored detail. Each doll is molded, afterward each figurine is hand painted and signed or initialed by Mexican artisans.