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Lupita Najaco Ceramic Doll/Figurine Pottery Mexican Folk Art Cheese Basket Red

$ 58.99
  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll con Queso or Cheese, Red Skirt

  • The figurine is 11-1/2" tall
  • 6-1/4" 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 cheese (Queso).
  • The artisan painted a man milking a cow on her bright red skirt.
  • This doll has one long braid, a bow, a comb and 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 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 colorful details. 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 from one to another.

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