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Lot 16 (From the Curious to the Extraordinary, 30th October 2020)


A MODERN TAXIDERMY SPANISH FIGHTING BULL by taxidermist Juan Martin A., head and neck mounted to a wooden shield, with inscribed legend on brass plaque, 110cm high

Las Ventas is the most prestigious bullring in Madrid and for matadors to cut off the ear of the bull is a rare permission granted for only the most skilled fights.

Legend translation: Runner, Number: 191, Weight: 499kg, Excellent steer acclaimed (cheered) by the public, being the 5th one of the day, the 6th of October 2003, that belonged to the Santiago Lopez Chavez cattle raising’s in the Monumental de las Ventas in Madrid by the bullfighter Francisco Velasco that cut one ear, Taxidermy, Juan Martin A. Tel: 608205887

(Qty: 1)

110cm high

£1,000 - £1,500

Buyer's premium: 25.00% plus VAT


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