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Know Your Furniture Foot Styles

A Monopodium Foot

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If every journey begins with a single step, the road to antique furniture knowledge can start with a foot - specifically, the antique foot style of a chair, chest or table.

Identifying antique furniture foot styles can be helpful in identifying the approximate age and style of a piece. Listed below are foot styles developed in Europe and the U.S. from the periods of the Renaissance to the Empire.

Click on the name below for a definition and illustration of each style.

Furniture Foot Style Examples:

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