Bandy Leg - (Furniture) Glossary of Antique Terms B

Bandy Leg - (Furniture) A bandy leg is an archaic name for a cabriole leg on a piece of furniture. A form of chair or table leg which appeared in England in the early eighteenth century. Popular on Queen Anne style furniture. The bandy leg swells out at the knee and is narrower at the ankle it is generally serpentine or s-shaped in form. Also called cabriole leg.


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