Charles Looff Bactrian Camel, circa 1880

Looff two hump camel


This exquisite wooden Bactrian camel embodies a piece of carousel history, originating from the esteemed Brooklyn, NY factory of Charles I.D. Looff. Crafted around 1880, this camel once graced the carousel at Sherman's Amusement Park in Caroga Lake, NY.

  • Height: 58 in.
  • Length: 53 in.
  • Width: 12 in.
  • Weight: 95 lbs.

The craftsmanship of Charles Looff shines through in every detail, from the expertly executed fur texture to the precise positioning of the camel's legs and head.

Currently it resides in San Jose, CA.

Camel front Camel rear Camel top Camel belly Camel paw Camel face Camel head Camel reverse side (post)