Bracket Foot – What is it?

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Bracket foot. In furniture, a right-angled foot, with each inner end curved. Bracket feet may be straight or ogee (a double curve also known as a cyma curve, typical in Chippendale Designs) or French ( a flared foot standard in the furniture of Hepplewhite and his successors).


Campbell, G. (2006). The Grove Encyclopedia of decorative arts. Oxford University Press.

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