pied de sabotsHoof feet, typically found at the base of cabriole legs in Regence and Louis XV furniture. (c.f. pied de biche)
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Item No. 838Italian, Rococo period, walnut console
With wooden top painted to resemble marble and legs terminating in pied de sabots. From Naples. Mid-18th century.
60" wide by 35" high by 26½" deep
Item No. 1012Fine, French, Regence period, canapé
In solid, carved walnut with cabriole legs terminating in pied de sabots. Covered in silk damask. Early 18th century.
Provenance: Formerly part of the furnishings of the Chateau Viticole du Carcassone.
Item No. 862Set of six fine, French, Regence style, carved giltwood fauteuils
Each with foliate carved, channelled frame and carved, giltwood entertrotoise (stretchers). Legs terminating in pied de sabots. Each chair applied with a paper label to the underside:
CALIFORNIA PALACE FOR THE LEGION OF HONOR, 21, LINCOLN PARK, SAN FRANCISCO/1958.54/armchair, wood carved, gesso and gilt; upholstered in silk and wool petit-point embroidery/France, style of about 1710/Lent by the W.H. Crocker Estate and with a stencilled label GUERDE/doreur encadreur/45 rue de Bourgogne 45/Paris/meubles batiment a cadres dor/aes Noir met imitation d'…./eatt/aemiation et oxidisation de 10r.
One of six matching chairs shown. 19th century.
Provenance: W.H. Crocker - Accessioned by the California Palace for the Legion of Honor in 1958
Item No. 843Fine, French, Regence period, carved giltwood console
With veined pink marble serpentine-fronted top above a shell and foliate frieze on crosshatched and diagonal reeded ground, raised on foliate-carved double scroll cabriole legs terminating in "pied de sabots." Circa 1725.
30¼" high by 31½" wide by 17" deep
Item No. 414Louis XV style, Italian bureau plat
With painted verde gris finish and embossed leather writing surface, exaggerated cabriole legs ending in pied de sabots. Late 18th or early 19th century.
65" wide by 29" deep by 30" high