Furniture Leg Glossary

Fellow furniture enthusiasts: here is a quick run-down of some furniture leg style and their names.  Always useful to know the name of the leg instead of saying….’yeah, i like the piece with the thingamajiggy leg!’

1 - Bobbin 2 - Baluster 3 - Twist 4 - Cup and cover 5 - Flemish scroll 6 - 'Square' 7 - Louis XV 8 - Plain cabriole 9 - Carved cabriole 10 - Taper 11 - Chippendale straight 12 - Hepplewhite 13 - Hepplewhite decorated 14 - Adam 15 & 16 - Sabre 17 - Pre-Victorian 18 - American fancy 19 - Windsor 20-23 - Victorian 24 - Modern Cabriole

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