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DORIA 1960s Glass Floor Lamp

Materials: Round aluminium base, metal socket and rod. Turquoise hand blown crystal glass. Conical fabric lampshade, decorated with branches and leaves.

Total height: 138 cm / 54.33”

Height: 60 cm / 23.62”

Width: ∅ 27 cm / 10.62”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 100 watt maximum, 110/220 volt
Any type of light bulb 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: This DORIA 1960s glass floor lamp exists in several different sizes, forms and colours. These floor lamps were sold with many different lampshades.

DORIA

DORIA-WERK, DORIA-Werk – Beleuchtungsglas – Beleuchtungskörper orDoria-Werkstätten, Walter Donner GmbH & Co. KG was founded after the Second World War in Fürth, near Nürnberg, Germany in 1948. The name changed over the years. The internal design team was named DORIA-Studio. The company is often named Doria Leuchten.

DORIA no longer exists. The firm 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

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 who bought among other things old stocks.  Essig sold lamps made by Staff, Disderot, Massive and several other companies, labelled with Richard Essig – Besigheim. You never find a lamp attributed to Essig with a DORIA label. 

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Two other examples of Doria floor lamps

Doria 1960s Glass Floor Lamp green hand blown aluminium base fabric lampshade MCM

Doria 1960s Glass Floor Lamp green hand blown aluminium base fabric lampshade MCM