Lupita Najaco Ceramic Yellow Doll w Cart Cheese Mexican Folk Art

$ 58.99
  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll with Cart Fresh Cheese, Yellow Skirt.
  • The figurine is 12" tall
  • 6 1/4" wide (at the base).
  • She is 4" (shoulder to shoulder).
  • The cart is 9" long  and 2 1/4" wide.
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  • This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
  • The doll/ figurine is pushing a cart filled with Fresh Cheese. The details are wonderful.
  • The artist has painted a Farmer Milking his Cow on her skirt
  • The cart is separate from the doll and adjusts into her hands. 
  • All the Lupita's are signed by the artisans.
  • Individual Lupita dolls may have some details different from the pictures
  • 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 founded Tonalá, Jalisco, in 1992. In 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 daily 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 made & painted and will have slight variations one to another.

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