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A leg terminal found on furniture in the form of an animal's paw. Originating in ancient Egypt and also used in classical Greece and Rome, this shape enjoyed a revival from the late 17th to the 19th centuries. A variation is the hairy-paw foot, which included carving of animal fur above the paw.

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