Lupita Najaco Ceramic Figurine Pottery Mexican Folk Art Cheese Basket Red
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Figurine/Doll con Queso or Cheese, Red Skirt
- The figurine is 11 1/2" tall
- 6" wide (at the base).
- She is 4" (Shoulder to shoulder).
- This ceramic Figurine/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 Two Long Braids with Bows and flowers in her hair.
- The Lupita comes in many styles and colors.
- Lupita is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita was given to each figurine.
Najaco dolls are manufactured 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.
This folk art is full of colorful details. Each doll is molded, afterward each figurine is hand painted, initialed or signed by artisans.
- Please note: these figurines are individually hand made & painted and will have slight variations from one to another.