Cabinet and furniture legs support
a table and come with one or more legs, depending on the size of
the table. Since the time of Ancient Rome and Europe, cabinet and
furniture legs continue to be carved, representing wild beasts,
sphinxes or other figures.
and furniture legs support the very basic card table to the elaborate
china cabinet, as well as the living room sofa, and boasts of richness
There are many different time period cabinet and furniture
legs. The popular Queen Anne to the Ram style is made out of maple
wood and is sure to add an eclectic look to your furniture.
English period-styled cabinet and furniture legs included Elizabethan
and were huge, bulbous supports for tables; Jacobean styles were
lighter and more comfortable with spiral supports; William and
Mary introduced curved outlines, the trumpet leg and the inverted
cup foot; Queen Anne, in walnut, characterized in cyma curves (double
curves formed by joining a convex and concave line,) the rounded
cabriole leg and the broken pediment.
Styles have evolved
to fit our generation as well, but the look of dark oak, hard maple
or mahogany, still adds richness to any table.