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DORIA Pumpkin Wall Lamps

Materials: Brass round wall mount, rod & parts. Round frosted white opal glass pumpkin, calabash style lampshades. Bakelite E14 socket.

Height: 20 cm / 7.87”

Width: ∅ 10 cm / 3.93”

Glass: ∅ 10 x 15 cm / 3.93 x 5.90”

Electricity: 1 bulb E14, 1 x 40 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Not any type of light bulb can be used, small bulbs, refrigerator style, are necessary.

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

Designer: DORIA-Studio.

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

Other versions: These DORIA pumpkin wall lamps exists in several variations. Pendant lamps and chandeliers were also made.

DORIA

DORIA-WERK, DORIA-Werk – Beleuchtungsglas – Beleuchtungskörper or Doria-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, labeled with Richard Essig – Besigheim. You never find a lamp attributed to Essig with a DORIA label. 

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These wall lamps together with a chandelier
Pumpkin cascade pendant chandelier
5 glass globes cascading chandelier
DORIA glass bowls chandelier
Metal pendant lamp
1960s DORIA glass tubes chandelier
Glass mushroom table lamp
Mushroom table lamp
Croco-ice cascade chandelier
Other DORIA lamps