DORIA Crystal Glass Tubes Chandelier
Materials: Chromed metal (brass and iron), 27 embossed crystal glass tubes. 1 round embossed glass plate. Metal sockets.
Rod Length: 60 cm / 23.62”
Height: 13 cm / 5.11”
Width: ∅ 40 cm / 15.74”
Glass Tubes: 13 x 4 cm / 5.11 x 1.57”
Electricity: 6 bulbs E14, 6 x 40 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulbs with an E14 socket can be used, but clear ones are preferred for this type of lamps.
Period: 1960s, 1980s – Mid-Century Modern.
Manufacturer: DORIA-Werkstätten, Walter Donner GmbH & Co. KG, Fürth, Germany.
Other versions: These chandeliers were made in many forms and sizes since the 1960s until the 1980s. Also made as flush mounts, wall lamps, even as a table lamp. Slight variations in the glass parts. Often amber glass particles were added on the tubes. Also all made in brass.
Several chandeliers in this style won iF-Design Awards. The first one in 1968. The last one in 1980.
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.