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Lupita Najaco Ceramic Figurine Shepherdess Mexican Folk Art Royal Blue

$ 58.99
  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll, Shepherdess
  • The figurine is 12" tall
  • 6" wide (at the base).
  • She is 4" (Shoulder to shoulder).
  • This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
  • This doll is a Pastora or a Shepherdess.
  • She is holding a shepherds crook and a water container.
  • The royal blue skirt has a hand painted apron with a shepherd on the front.
  • The Lupita has two braids with pola-dot bows and a sun hat.
  • The Lupita is hand painted by Mexican artisans, each detail 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 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 by artisans.
  • Please note: these figurines are individually hand made & painted and will have slight variations from one to another. This particular Lupita doll has what appears to be a popped paint bubble on the front brim of the hat,  as seen as pictured.

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