Lupita NAJACO Sweet Bread Basket Red Ceramic Doll Mexican Folk Art

$ 58.99
  • Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll with Pan Dulce (Sweet Bread), Red Skirt.
  • The figurine is 11 1/2" tall
  • 6" wide (at the base).
  • She is 4 1/4" (shoulder to shoulder)
  • This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
  • The figurine is holding a basket of Pan Dulce or Sweet Bread.
  • The doll has a Red skirt with a painting of plate of pan dulce and a teapot on a table.
  • Her hair is in an UpDo with Flowers.
  • Lupita is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita was given to each figurine
  • 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 Mexican artisans
  • Please note: these figurines are individually hand made & painted and will have slight variations one to another.

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