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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 that bought, among other things, old stocks. Essig sold lamps made by Staff, Disderot, Massive and several other companies, labelled with Richard Essig – Besigheim. You will 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

Glass bowls chandelier

Doughnut pendant lamp

Metal pendant lamp

Oval globe table lamp

1960s glass tubes chandelier

Glass mushroom table lamp

Mushroom table lamp

Glass globe table lamp

Croco-ice cascade chandelier

Other DORIA lamps