pied de bicheDeer feet, typically found at the base of cabriole legs in Regence and Louis XV furniture. (c.f. pied de sabots)
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Item No. 979Fine, Louis XV style tric-trac table
In solid, carved walnut having cabriole legs ending in pied de biche (deer feet) and reversable top, one side (shown) with marquetry inlaid board for checkers, the other in green felt suitable for card playing. Removing the top reveals an inset, marquetry-inlaid backgammon board. The whole delicately carved. Late 18th or early 19th century from Nimes, France.
Item No. 1017Very fine pair of French, Regence style marquises
In solid, carved walnut with arched, upholstered paneled backs and seats, scroll arm supports, and cabriole legs joined by stretchers and terminating in pied de biche. 19th century.
47½" high by 37" wide by 24" deep (seat depth)
Item No. 1007Very fine, Regence period Table De Cabaret Ó Jeux (game table)
In solid, carved walnut with elegantly shaped cabriole legs terminating in pied de biche, gilt, tooled, and embossed leather top, four drawers (one per side), and pull-out drink holders at each corner. Circa 1715-1727.
29" square by 29" high