"Lupita" Najaco Mexican Ceramic Doll, Basket of Chilies, Green Skirt Espanola

$ 58.99
  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll, Basket of Chilies with Green Espanola Style Skirt.
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  • The figurine is 11-1/2" tall.
  • She is 4" (shoulder to shoulder)
  • It is 7-1/4" across.
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  • This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
  • This doll is a female carrying a woven basket full of chilies.
  • The skirt is a lovely Green with picture of a Farmer eating Lunch in the field.
  • Lupita or Lupito is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita/Lupito was given to each figurine.
  • The family proudly manufactures each figurine and is painted by hand. Najaco dolls were began in Tonalá, Jalisco 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 nopals, a seller of apples, vegetables, flowers, birds, the shepherd or the traditional pulquero, thus showing the beauty of the streets of a 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.
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  • Please note: these figurines are individually hand made & painted and will have slight variations one to another.

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