Lupita Doll Ceramic Mexican Folk Art Apple Basket Red

$ 58.99
  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Apple Seller, Red Skirt
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  • The figurine is 11-1/2" tall.
  • She is 4" (shoulder to shoulder)
  • It is 6" 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 of fresh apples.
  • Her lovely skirt is Red with a hand painting of a man picking apples.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
  • Please note: these figurines are individually hand made & painted and will have slight variations one to another.

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