Nickel, Porcelain, Wood & Brass Casters, Leg Caps, Cup Casters and Claw Feet. Antique furniture casters improve usefulness, height and mobility of furniture. Many vintage applications require specific designs of antique furniture casters: plate type, round or square cup casters and threaded stem styles. Brass, porcelain, nickel and wood wheels were used on antique furniture casters. Large brass, tea cart wheels are a unique style specifically designed for tea carts. Brass ferrules and furniture leg caps offer a finishing touch to chair or table legs. Duncan Phyfe era tables and chairs popularized furniture claw feet. Boxes and clocks are accentuated when brass ball feet are added.