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ball and claw foot
ball and claw bracket foot
ball foot
This foot style was especially prominent William and Mary-style furniture and its popularity continued well into the 1800s.
bear's claw foot
bootjack foot
bracket foot
bun or onion foot
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cloven foot
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dolphin foot
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drake or trifid foot
a type of carved foot, characterized by three toes or lobes, resembling a stylized animal paw resting on a base - a cross between a paw foot and a clubbed pad foot; typically found at the end of a cabriole leg; characteristic of 18th-century design, it most often appears in Queen Anne-style and early Chippendale-style pieces, especially chairs and footstools; especially popular, with regional variations, in Irish and Philadelphia furniture
dutch foot
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dutch angular foot
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pad foot
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snake foot
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slipper foot
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Flemish scroll foot
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French bracket foot
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hoof foot or pied de biche
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lion's paw foot
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melon foot
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ogee bracket foot
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paw foot
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pear foot
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scroll or whorl foot
spade or therm foot
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Spanish, paintbrush or Portuguese foot
a style of scrolled furniture foot, featuring curved vertical grooves or ribs on a flaring, hoof-like base; an abstract version of the realistic hoof foot; developed in Portugal in the mid-1600s and introduced to England in the 1660s, it's highly typical of Baroque styles, including William and Mary and early Queen Anne
stub foot
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tern foot
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arrow foot
a furniture foot style, consisting of a tapered cylinder that is separated from the leg by a turned ring; usually plain, even if the attached leg is fluted; became popular in the mid-18th century; often featured in Hepplewhite and Sheraton designs, it is especially characteristic of the Windsor chair
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