Lupita Najaco Ceramic Dolls Children Dancers Mexico Folk Art Black/Blue
"Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Dolls "Dancing Children", Black - blue
Hat - 3" hat.
Body- 2 3/4" wide.
7 3/4" Tall.
5" wide (Hand to Hand).
7" x 4 3/4"
This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
The dolls/figurines are a couple of children dancing in typical outfits.
The details are wonderful.
Her blue skirt is painted with colorful details along with earring, necklaces and flowers in their hair.
The boy is wearing a detailed Black Charro/Horseman suit.
The Lupita is hand painted by Mexican artisans.
All the Lupita's are also signed by the artisans.
Lupita is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita was given to each figurine.
The family proudly manufactures each figurine and is painted by hand.
Najaco dolls are made in Tonalá, Jalisco, the company was founded 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/children 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 made & painted and will have slight variations one to another.