The earliest candle chandeliers were used by the wealthy and were constructed in such a way that they could be easily dismantled and moved from room to room or between properties with the owner. From the 15th century, more complex forms emerged. Their high cost made chandeliers symbols of luxury and status. Today the most valuable are the rare antique examples and fittings attributed or made by particular designers of note. If you'd like to find out more about your item in this category, contact us today for a free assessment.