was a Mafia don with a nymphomaniac wife and clueless daughter, while the latter's fiance, Prince Saphir, was a spaced-out, brain-dead dude.
At the tip of each arm is a bobeche
(eight in all), each with a diameter of 36 inches and designed to hold seven candles, ranging up to two feet in height.
However the handle and bobeche
- the nozzle with the flange attached - are later additions, probably dating to the early 19th Century.
Signature pieces from the Estate Collection are a chandelier inspired by a Hepplewhite chair back; a candlestick table and floor lamp with large bobeche
, either in pewter or antique brass, with handmade shirred shade; and a trophy-shaped font lamp with a ribbed cup on a faux marble base "that speaks quality and tradition," Delpapa said.
NEW YORK-One glass accessory growing in popularity is the bobeche
(if you want to be fancy), or the drop.
Varaluz's Bask fixture incorporates pre-installed crystal spheres and bobeches
with handforged recycled steel.
They are in good condition without any of the ugly solder which frequently disfigures antique brass candlesticks but, as is so often the case, are lacking their detachable bobeches
or drip catchers.
Vendors are trying to substitute materials wherever possible, using cast aluminum or steel in place of brass, or using polyresin or steel endcaps, bobeches
and other components in place of the heavier and costlier brass.
A whitewashed candelabra with crystal accents serves as the centerpiece, holding lime green and white striped tapers with sugared berry bobeches