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Lupita Najaco Ceramic Doll Nopales/Cactus Basket Mexican Royal Blue

$ 58.99
  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Basket of Nopales (Cactus Leaves)
  • She is wearing a Skirt colored Royal Blue

  • 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.
  • The doll/figurine is carrying a basket of Nopales/Cacti leaves.
  • The skirt is painted a beautiful royal blue, with a man harvesting nopales.
  • This Lupita has a pony tail, along with lovely flowers and a comb in her hair.
  • She is holding a ceramic platter with fresh nopales. 
  • The Lupitas come in many styles and wonderful colors.

  • 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 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.

  • This folk art is full of colored detail. Each doll is molded, afterward each figurine is hand painted by artisans and initialed or signed by the artisan.

  • Please note: these figurines are individually hand made & painted and will have slight variations one to another.

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