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Claw-and-Ball Foot Example

- Jay B. Siegel
Definition: furniture foot fashioned to represent a bird's claw gripping a ball; often carved entirely of wood as seen in many Chippendale style furniture pieces, but examples featuring a metal claw gripping a glass ball are also common
Also Known As: ball-and-claw
Examples:
Lynn wondered if the chair's claw-and-ball foot could be repaired.

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