Doria Brass Satellite Flush Mount
Materials: Polished brass, black painted aluminium. Bakelite sockets.
Height: 40 cm / 15.74”
Width: ∅ 20 cm / 7.87”
Electricity: 3 bulbs E27, 3 x 60 watt max, 110/220 volt.
Not any type of light bulb can be used. Preferably gold cupped light bulbs.
Period: 1960s, 1970s – 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, mostly with a glass globe around the complete lamp. This lamp was an NOS (New Old Stock) and the lamp was packaged like this. These lamps were produced in the 1960s and 1970s. This one has an 1970s label.
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:
Wolfgang Tümpel (1903-1978)
Wikipedia Wolfgang Tümpel
Many Thanks to Ger for the beautiful pictures and enthusiasm.