Chandelier with 5 Arms and Bobeches

Appraisal for 5 Arm Chandelier with Bobeches

Appraisal for 5 Arm Chandelier with Bobeches

Mary asks:

What can you tell me about this, my 3rd chandelier?

AW says: This is the simplest and smallest of the three chandeliers you’ve had me appraise for you in this round. This one has something the other two chandeliers you’ve had me appraise do not have, bobeches.

Bobeche are the small rings on the bottom of the candlestick where a real candle would catch drips. On an electric chandelier, the serve to reflect light and are a nice embellishment.

This again is 20th century and European, neo-classic in styling. It’s not a surprise that the 3 would match in style and age seeing that they’re in the same home.

Retail value: $575

Wholesale value: $200

Neo-Classic Chandelier with Acanthus Arms

 Neo-Classic Chandelier with Acanthus Arms

 Neo-Classic Chandelier with Acanthus Arms

This is a ne0-classic, mid 20th century chandelier with acanthus leaves on the arms. It’s interesting and has the European neo-classic style, blended with a touch of Art Nouveau.

Also of interest, are the staggered double candle arms. The crystal shapes are Pendeloque and Pear.

Retail value $900

Wholesale value $300

Murano/Venetian Glass Chandelier

Murano/Venetian Glass Chandelier Murano/Venetian Glass fringe Chandelier

 Murano/Venetian Glass Chandelier

This chandelier is approximately 48″ tall and 24″ wide. It’s circa mid to late 20th century and is made of  Murano or Venetian glass.

Because of the high quality cut of the prisms, they will throw light rays like a diamond! People often call this a  This is sometimes referred to as a “fringe chandelier” because of it’s long prisms.

A fine piece of lighting like needs to be in the right setting to be appreciated.

Retail value: $3,500

Wholesale $900 (The great disparity in pricing is because, chandeliers are difficult fo the average re-seller to handle.)