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Doria Cascading Pendant Chandelier

Materials: Crystal clear hand blown embossed glass. Chromed metal (brass). metal sockets.

Cord Length: 100 cm / 39.37’’ – adjustable

Lampshades: 20 x 20 cm / 7.87 x 7.87”

Width: ∅ 50 cm / 14.17”

Electricity: 5 bulbs E27, 5 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.

Period: 1970s.

Designer: To be appraised.

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

Other versions: Made as a single pendant lamp, chandeliers with 3, 5, 8 pendants. Also made as a big pendant lamp. Made in chromed metal or brass. Wall lamps were also produced. This lamp is model 4269 856, as labeled.

The glass pieces of this lamp are 16,5 x 6.5 cm. They are 4 cm thick, slightly curved and matted on the inside.

Doria-Werkstätten, Walter Donner GmbH & Co. KG

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 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

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Many Thanks to Ger for the beautiful pictures and enthusiasm.