A curvet; a leap. See Capriole.
style of leg in the shape of the hind leg of a deer or other leaping animal
A double-curved furniture leg that flares outward at the top (knee), inward near the foot (ankle), and swings out again at the foot.
Beating jump which goes from one leg to the other.
A double-curve or reverse S-shaped furniture leg that leads down to an elaborate foot (usually a ball-and-claw type).
A leg with a double curve.
A sinuous tapering leg, curving outward at the knee, in toward the ankle and out again at the foot. Cabriole legs were popular from early to late 1700s.
A fluent leg style that swells outward at the "knee" and inward at the "ankle" of a leg of furniture. The name ’cabriole’ is derived from the Italian ’Capro’, or goat. Often seen with a ball and claw.
in ballet, a leap in which the lower leg beats against the upper one at an angle, before the dancer lands again on the lower leg.
A leg shape of Queen Anne and Chippendale tables that bends outward on top, and tapers as it goes downward into an ornamental foot.
The name given to chair or table legs in the style of the first half of the 18th century (Queen Anne, Early Georgian, Chippendale): the leg curves out at the knee and inwards towards the foot, tapering towards the bottom. The foot may be a club, a claw-and-ball, a paw or scroll, and there may be a carved ornament on the knee such as the scallop shell or the lion motif.
a bowed leg that curves into a tapered foot. A Queen Anne leg is a cabriole leg, but so is a curved French leg.
Furniture leg style, dating back to the early 18th century, which is often shaped like an animal foot or claw.
A leap where one leg is raised to the front and the other leg is brought up swiftly underneath and beats against it before the gymnast lands on the foot used for take-off.
A batterie movement, usually for the male. One leg kicks high to the front or the back and is held in this extension until the supporting leg swiftly leaves the floor and meets the raised leg in a beat or in multiple beats.
A gymnastics and ballet leap in which one leg is extended in midair and the other beat against it before the gymnast lands on the foot used for take-off.. Cabrioles can be done to the front, side and back. The kick-the-habit kick on TV commercials was a cabriole.
A form of furniture leg that curves outward and then narrows downward into an ornamental foot, characteristic of Queen Anne and Chippendale furniture. A subset of the cyma curve (Hogarth curve) - in effect an elongated S shape. Here we see cabriole style jambs on a French fireplace.
A graceful, curving type of leg that swells outward at the knee and inward at the ankle.
the curved shape of a leg of a piece of furniture inspired by the leg of an animal. The decorative foot is usually in the form of a claw grasping a ball (known as a ?ball-and-claw? foot).
Graceful, double curved 'S' shaped (usually table or chair leg) that gracefully curves out at the knee, turns in gradually tapering at the ankle and flares out at the foot. Resembling the leg of an animal ("goat"in Spanish, Italian for "goat's leap") Popular with Queen Anne and Chippendale furniture with widespread use in the late seventeenth century.
A style of furniture leg where the top curves out, the center curves in, and the foot curves out.
A shape given to a furniture feature, usually a leg, with a gentle hip or bow near the top, then curving and tapering into a smaller foot.