cabriole leg


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cab′riole leg`


n.
a curved, tapering furniture leg curving outward at the top and inward farther down, usu. terminating in an ornamental foot: used esp. in the 18th century.
[1885–95; so called because modeled on leg of a capering animal]
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However, fancy front posts, such as a Chippendale cabriole leg with acanthus leaf knee and ball-and-claw foot, are still purchased, Yount said.
Bernhardt's new Conservatory for bedroom, dining and living rooms is rooted in the English Regency period and includes: a canted end hall console, high buffet, octagon mirror, bunching curio and china with sunburst pediment and cabriole leg sideboard.
And if it is not practical for us to make a particular part, for instance, a cabriole leg, we can buy it from the same sources that case goods manufacturers use.
Inspired by the bedchamber of Louis XV's mistress in the flamboyant palace of Versailles near Paris, it features elegant curves, cabriole legs, delicatelycarved ornamental roses, and a lovely paint finish in eau de Nil (a traditional shade inspired by the colour of the Nile).
Dating from the 1st century BC-1st century AD, this is an ambitious piece: inlaid with silver and niello, with fierce wolf masks springing from acanthus scroll cabriole legs and clawed paw feet.
Intended as a lady's writing desk, it had gilt metal mounts, a fitted interior and stood on cabriole legs.
One "bottle stand or wine cooler (by some called a bottle canterbury, but this is a recent term) is clearly made in one of the finest London workshops in the mid 18th century" as indicated by its high-definition carving and its cabriole legs with "leather and brass castors and volute scroll toes.
Ben Hobbs will be on hand teaching traditional woodworking methods and how to make cabriole legs.
The bedframe, made from ash and oak, has got slender cabriole legs.
The elaborate carvings, cabriole legs and swan-neck posts reflect his love of art and luxury.
And the Romance collection had an ornate vine pattern and cabriole legs in cast aluminum, merchandised with pink and light beige upholstery.
Even more impressive will be a superb Queen Anne oak chest on stand with original handles and escutcheons, its stand with cabriole legs and pad feet.