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Doria Snowball Chandelier

Doria Snowball Chandelier

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Doria Snowball Chandelier

 

Materials: Brass frame, rod and ceiling piece. 27 swirled crystal glass ball elements and one center half globe glass piece. Bakelite sockets.

Total height (with rod): 100 cm / 39.37”

Height: 20 cm / 7.87”

Width: ∅ 51 cm / 20.07”

Electricity: 8 bulbs E14, 8 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt
Any type of light bulb with an E14 socket can be used, not a specific one preferred.

Period: 1960s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: Doria-Werkstätten, Walter Donner GmbH & Co. KG, Fürth, Germany.

Other versions: Made in many forms and sizes; as a ceiling light, a wall lamp, a sputnik chandelier, even a table lamp.

Doria

Doria-Werkstätten, Walter Donner GmbH & Co. KG was founded after the second World War in Fürth, near Nürnberg, Germany in 1948.
The company no longer exists. Doria was declared bankrupt in 1986.

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Doria-Werkstätten Walter Donner GmbH & Co. KG won several iF-Design Awards. You can find them over here: IF-Design Awards Doria Werk.

Designers that worked for Doria:

Wilhelm Braun Feldweg (1908-1998)
In 1965 he designed the table lamps Avus, Berlin-Serie, Modell 101.
Wikipedia Wilhelm Braun Feldweg
Wilhelm Braun Feldweg website: bf-Design

Wolfgang Tümpel (1903-1978)
Wikipedia Wolfgang Tümpel

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