A French 18th century Louis XVI mahogany jardiniere, the rectangular open top with removable copper liner with piercedturned in that form, or more usually as an inverted baluster, with the bulbous section to the top. Less commonly used to describe a chair back that has the outline of a baluster. A baluster may also be split and applied to the front of a cupboard for ornamentation.<br><br>For ceramics and silver items it is often used to describe the shape of the whole item, rather than a part.<br><br>In Georgian glassware, the shape is commonly seen in the stem of glasses.'>balustergallery surround and square handles, the frieze flanked to each angle by a flutedpilaster, on tapering fluted turned legs' data-content='are legs which have been turned on a lathe. In use from the 16th century, turned legs on tables, chairs and cabinets became more frequent until, by the 1830s, the Georgian square or tapered leg was rarely found except in country pieces.'>turned legs and castors. Width 60.5 cm. Depth 40.5 cm. Height 71 cm.
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