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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