When the seller agreed to let it go for half of what she was originally asking it was too good a deal to pass up. I snipped the wires right there in her sitting room and packed it all with newspaper and brought it home on the subway. It is hard to photograph without a light behind it and they definitely need a good washing, but you get the idea.
I think I have enough crystals now to assemble a pretty good chandelier. But, given all the other stuff going on, I am going to store them for the time being until we're closer to ready to needing a chandelier.
And here's a helpful glossary of chandelier parts: