Najaco Ceramic Figurine/Doll Chilies Basket Mexican Folk Art Collectible Orange
"Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Chilies Basket with Orange Skirt
- The figurine is 11-1/2" tall.
- She is 4" (shoulder to shoulder)
- It is 6" across.
- 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 orange with painting of man eating lunch on his Farm.
- Her hair is in a Braid Wrapped around her head, with ceramic flowers.
- Lupita or Lupito is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita/Lupito was given to each figurine.
The family proudly makes each figurine 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.
In short, typical women or men doing their chores from the past and even now. This folk art is full of colored detail. Each doll is molded, afterward each figurine is hand painted, signed or initialed by artisans.
- Please note: these figurines are individually hand made & painted and will have slight variations one to another.