MEXICO BULL FIGHTING SPOONS

   

The bloodsport of bullfighting traces its roots to ancient Mespotamia and other Mediterranean areas. The Greeks, Romans and other cultures had different styles of
bullfighting, but it was in 1726 that Spanish matador Francisco Romero invented the current style of bullfighting.
The Spanish brought the sport to Mexico and some of their other colonies.


mexican matador spoon


mexican bull fighting spoons

All spoons are sterling except the gold one with the colored picture at the bottom which is gold plated on an unknown metal.

The matador spoon can be found with different configurations.



mexican bull fighting spoons

embossed bullfighting scene from Tijuana, Mexico


mexican bull fighting spoons

embossed bull fighting scene with flat chased lettering identifying the spoon as being from Tijuana, Mexico


mexican bull fighting spoons
embossed bullfighting scene in the "corrida de toros"


Mexico animal sports spoons
All spoons are sterling silver

mexico greyhounds chasing rabbit spoon
Greyhound dog racing. The dogs are trained to chase after a rabbit.



mexico cock fighting spoon

cock fighting


mexico horse racing spoon

Horse racing in Tijuana, Mexico.

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