Charles Looff Carousel Giraffe
American, Coney Island Style. Park Paint.
Charles Looff initiated the Coney Island style of carving in 1876. Although he certainly created his share of horses, his Brooklyn, New York studio produced a wide array of magical menagerie animals. One can clearly picture this joyful Looff giraffe whirling in circles to the enjoyment of many... more than a century ago!
Dimensions: 79” x 54”
Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000