Arrow Foot

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Arrow Foot
This furniture foot style consists of a tapered cylinder that is separated from the leg by a turned ring. It is usually plain, even if the attached leg is fluted as shown in this example. A shorter, more squat variation is sometimes referenced as a blunt-arrow footThe arrow foot became popular in the mid-1700´s and is often featured in Hepplewhite and Sheraton designs. It is especially characteristic of the Windsor Chair, typical of the work of furniture-makers in colonial Philadelphia.