Wortmann Globe Pendant Chandelier
Materials: 6 clear and amber embossed glass globes with some small bubbles. Brass parts and tubes. Spider ceiling mount. Galvanised metal sockets.
Height: 130 cm / 51.18” – adjustable
Width: ∅ 50 cm / 19.68”
Globes: 5 x ∅ 15 cm, 1 x ∅ 20 cm / 5 x 5.90”, 1 x 7.87”
Electricity: 5 bulbs E14, 5 x 40 watt maximum, 1 bulb E27, 1 x 60 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: WOFI Leuchten Wortmann & Filz GmbH, Im Langel 6, 59872 Meschede, Germany.
Other versions: This Wortmann globe pendant chandelier was in all probability made in several versions with less or more globes.
This chandelier has a Wortmann & Filz label, used in the 4 first years of the company. It is made in the style of the globe lamps produced by DORIA, another German brand.
WOFI Leuchten Wortmann & Filz GmbH was founded in Sundern, Germany in 1959/60 by the Wortmann & Filz families. The name WOFi is an abbreviation of Wortmann & Filz. In 1964, their headquarters moved from Sundern to Meschede-Freienohl.
Over the years WOFI produced many lamps, as you can see with Google images.
Since 2013, WOFI is part of the EVERLIGHT Co.LTD.
Many Thanks to Ger for the beautiful pictures and enthusiasm.