Baccarat, is certainly one of the worlds most premiere manufactures of fine crystal and first opened over 250 years ago. King Louis XV of France, in 1764 granted permission, to create a glasswork shop in the town of Baccarat. Production of crystal actually started in 1816 and it has been uphill ever since. Our Baccarat chandelier, was removed from a prestigious family’s apartment in Chicago’s Gold Coast and appears to be old enough, that it may have been originally lite by candles. Unfortunately, we are not experts in the field of chandeliers and cannot place a firm date on the French crystal chandelier, but do know, that each bobeche is marked; Baccarat. The chandelier appears to have been recently rewired and we have tested the French chandelier in our electrical department. Please note, that one of the Baccarat bobeches has been previously repaired. **Height provided includes the canopy.