Claw foot tables became a common fixture in many European and American homes during the 18th and 19th centuries. From massive banquet tables to quaint candlestick tables, these tables can be found in a wide variety of sizes and styles.
What are the feet on furniture called?
Call it an ottoman, hassock, footrest or footstool; decorators say “ottoman” is the preferred term today. The furniture to put your feet up comes in a variety of shapes, sizes and designs, from antique needlepoint to modern microsuede with built-in storage.
Ball and Claw Foot Also known and claw-and-ball, this type of furniture foot looks similar to a birds claw clutching a ball. In Chippendale style furniture, they are often carved entirely of wood, but can also feature a metal claw and a glass ball.
What are the different types of table legs?
Let us have a look at the more common ones:Trumpet Leg. This is a kind of furniture leg that is turned and narrow at the base. Spider Leg. Spiral Leg. Fluted Leg. Reeded Leg. Flemish Scroll Leg. Saber legs. Marlborough Legs.More items •Apr 8, 2018