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DORIA Amber Glass Flush Mount or Wall Lamp

Materials: Round aluminium ceiling mount and parts. Round clear amber hand blown crystal bubble glass (pulegoso) lampshade, made in a doughnut style. Metal E27 socket.

Model 1

Width: ∅ 35 cm / 13.77”

Depth: 16 cm / 6.29”

Model 2

Width: ∅ 27 cm / 10.62”

Depth: 11 cm / 4.33”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 75 watt maximum, 110/220 volt
Any type of light bulb can be used, but a gold-cupped light bulb is preferred. 

Period: 1960s, 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

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

Other versions: This DORIA amber glass flush mount exists also with clear bubble glass. It was made in two sizes. It can also be used as a wall lamp. A pendant lamp in this style also exists, you can find ik over here.

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DORIA-Werkstätten Walter Donner GmbH & Co. KG won several other 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

Klaus Slama designed several lamps for DORIA: The DORIA mushroom table lamp is one of them.

Richard Essig – Often said that he designed lamps for DORIA, but it was a wholesale company that bought, among other things, old stocks. Essig sold lamps made by Staff, Disderot, Massive and several other companies, labelled with Richard Essig – Besigheim. You will never find a lamp attributed to Essig with a DORIA label.

Amber (colour) – Wikipedia

Doughnut – Wikipedia


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