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Lupita NAJACO Ceramic Figurine Mexico Folk Art Kneeling Tortilla Maker Fuchsia

$ 58.99
  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Tortilla Maker.

  • Tall- 10 1/4"
  • Wide- 9 x 7" (at the base).
  • She is 3 1/2" (Shoulder to shoulder).
  • The metate/grinding stone is 33 1/2" x 2 1/2".

  • This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.

  • The doll/figurine is making tortillas.
  • The skirt is painted a beautiful fuchsia color showing a man cutting cacti.

  • She has one coiled braid along with flowers in her hair.
  • She is kneeling on a wood oval platform.
  • There is a ceramic metate/grinding stone with corn tortillas on it.

  • The Lupita is 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.

  • Najaco dolls were created in Tonalá, Jalisco in 1992.
  • In the beginning, the family was looking for a way to depict Mexican people doing daily chores (especially women) while in their typical outfits.

  • The figurines show typical women or men doing their chores from the past and even now.
  • This folk art is full of colorful details. Each figurine is molded, afterward, each figurine is hand painted by artisans.

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

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