What is the meaning of the furniture term Cherub?

The term Cherub usually refers to a decorative element or motif featuring a representation of a cherub, which is a type of angelic figure often depicted as a child with wings. Cherubs are commonly associated with themes of love, innocence, and heavenly beauty. In furniture, cherubs can appear in various forms such as carved or painted decorations on chairs, tables, cabinets, or other pieces, adding a touch of elegance and ornamental detail to the overall design. Winged child figure used in decoration. Also called amorini.
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