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NAO Catalog, Ethnic Themes -
Asian and Other Ethnic

(See also Valencian and Spanish Themes)

(See also Kids in Couples)

Ser. # Name of Item Ret. Date Last Retail Est. Value Thumbnail
9G/M Aloha [Hawaiian]

Sculptor: Fulgencio García
1984 $157.50 $350-$400
Very similar to Lladró 100.06, right down to the porcelain lace trim on dress and flowerwork lei; estimared value is for lei and lacework in mint or near-mint condition
162G/M Geisha

Sculptor: Vicente Martinez
1988 $137.50 $150-$175
10 1/4"/26 cm
227G Oriental Melody

Sculptor: Martinez
M-1991, G-1997 $280 $300-$325
276G/M Dutch Boy with Flowers Sculptor: Salvador Furió 1984 $130 $175-$200
279G/M Oriental Mother
[Mother's Advice]

Sculptor: Salvador Debón
M-1981, G-1998 $210 M, $250-$275; G, $225-$235
279 [Gres] Oriental Mother
[Mother's Advice]

Sculptor: Debón
unknown unknown $250-$275
Same model as #279 above but in Gres.
328 [Gres] Dutch Girl [Olga]

Sculptor: Francisco Catalá
1984 $150 $200-$225 Tall (15"/ 38 1/2 cm) model of Dutch woman in traditional cap and costume and holding bouquet of pink tulips
336 [Gres] Boy from Peking

Sculptor: Catalá
1984 $70 $125-$150
11"/30 cm
406 [Gres] Antillean Woman

Sculptor: Vicente Martinez
1997 $510 $500-$525
20 3/4"/52 cm
425 [Gres] Island Beauty

Sculptor: Cipriano Vicente
2000 $215 $225-$235
467 [Gres] Dutch Woman

Sculptor: Vicente Martinez
1986 $95 $175-$225
468 [Gres] Japanese Man

Sculptor: Martinez
1986 $115 $175-$225
473 [Gres] Tahitian Girls

Sculptor: Salvador Furió
2000 $1975 $2000-$2100
Perhaps the tallest (26"/65 cm) and most expensive NAO ever made
478G Japanese Nobleman

Sculptor: Francisco Catalá
1991 $225 $235-$250
735G Madame Butterfly

Sculptor: Fulgencio García
1996 $135 $145-$150
Also made as Zaphir. Fulgencio García died the year this was released, so it would have been one of the last NAO models on which he worked.
1097 Reflecting on a Rose

Sculptor: Rafael Lozano
1992 $385 last retail $400-$425
1104 Native Beauty

Sculptor: Lozano
1998 $245 last retail $250-$265
1141G Moon Dance

Sculptor: Lozano
1996 $125 $135-$150
1142G Love Dance

Sculptor: Lozano
1996 $125 $135-$150 Woman in traditional Japanese kimono and dance pose, holding two fans, one in right hand open, one in left closed.
1143G Wind Dance

Sculptor: Lozano
1996 $120 $135-$150
1230G Tropical Vendor

Sculptor: Salvador Debón
1998 $125 $150-$165
1231G Caribbean Vendor

Sculptor: Debón
1998 $140 $150-$165
7 1/2"/19 cm
1244 [Gres] Aloha

Sculptor: Marco Antonio Noguerón
2000 $225 $225-$250
1252 [Gres] Dreaming on the Ice

Sculptor: Begoña Jauregui
2000 $120 $125-$130
Also made in regular porcelain formula as #1298 (see below).
1270G Flowers of the Orient

Sculptor: Francisco Polope
2003 $130 $150-$165
1271G Oriental Song

Sculptor: Polope
2000 $150 $160-$175
1272G Scents of the Orient

Sculptor: Polope
2001 $155 $160-$175
1276G The Decorator

Sculptor: Rafael Lozano
Issued 1998 $269 current retail N/A See NAO web site
Woman in kimono, kneeling and arranging flowers in vase standing in her lap
1277G Tea Ceremony

Sculptor: Lozano
2000 $200 $200-$205
1298G Dreaming on the Ice

Sculptor: Begoña Jauregui
2006 $80 $85-$95 Eskimo child in parka, boots, and mittens, hood down, lying on stomach with chin in hands. (Also made in Gres; see #1252 above.)
1397G Arctic Dreams

Sculptor: Jauregui
2006 $75 $75-$85 Eskimo child seated on ground, wearing parka, boots, mittens, hood raised, chin in hand
2009 The Decorator

Sculptor: Rafael Lozano
Issued 2012 $375 current retail N/A See official NAO web site.
Same model as regular porcelain formula but in Gres and wearing a striking red kimono.
5053G Hawaiian Sway Sculptor: José Santaeulalia Issued 2016 $55 current retail N/A See official NAO web site.
One of NAO's chubby caricatures of kids, a little girl in a hula skirt and hula pose. This chubby, caricatured style is very similar to the Eskimo figures listed below but is done by a different sculptor. Not one of NAO's finer moments in the positive ethnic diversity of which the brand has shown itself entirely capable.
5054G Hawaiian Beat Sculptor: José Santaeulalia Issued 2016 $55 current retail N/A See official NAO web site.
One of NAO's chubby caricatures of kids, an androgynous little boy in a grass hula skirt and with a blue armband around each arm. This chubby, caricatured style is very similar to the Eskimo figures listed below but is done by a different sculptor. Not one of NAO's finer moments in the positive ethnic diversity of which the brand has shown itself entirely capable.
5070G Eskimo Wave Sculptor: Javier Santes Issued 2016 $55 current retail N/A See official NAO web site.
One of NAO's chubby caricatures of kids, a little boy loosely outfitted as an Eskimo and not one of NAO's finer moments in the positive ethnic diversity of which the brand has shown itself entirely capable.
5071G Eskimo Smile Sculptor: Javier Santes Issued 2016 $55 current retail N/A See official NAO web site.
One of NAO's chubby caricatures of kids, a little girl loosely outfitted as an Eskimo and not one of NAO's finer moments in ethnic diversity.
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