Lupita Najaco Ceramic Doll Piglet Basket Celeste Blue Mexican Folk Art
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll, Piglet in a Basket, Celeste Blue Skirt
- The figurine is 11 3/4" 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 with a little piglet.
- The skirt is painted a beautiful Celeste Blue with a man feeding a pig.
- This doll has Two Long Braids with Bows 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 were created in Tonalá, Jalisco in 1992, at the beginning, the family was looking for a way to depict Mexican people's daily chores (especially women) while in their typical outfits.
- Each figurine shows a figurine either going to cut nopales/cacti a seller of apples, vegetables, flowers, birds, the shepherd or the traditional pulquero, thus showing the every day life in a Mexican town.
- In short, typical women or men doing their chores from the past and even now. Each doll is a model of Mexican woman's beauty.
- 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.