Mid-century Niels Otto Moller Model #71 Teak and Papercord Dining Chairs c.1960
Simple and elegant mid-century teak dining chairs with paper cord woven seats.
CREATOR Niels Otto Moller, Denmark.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1960.
MATERIALS & TECHNIQUES Teak, Paper Cord.
CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Some wear on the chairs legs. Partial front to back reweaving of new paper cord on two of the chairs. Minor blemishes on the sides on some of the chair's papercord.
- DIMENSIONS Side Chairs: H 31 in. W 19.5 in. D 19 in. Seat Height 17.5 in.
HISTORYMøller furniture is made by a company founded in 1944 by Niels Otto Møller, a craftsman who “never compromised on anything,” says his son. Even today the company uses old craft traditions like handwoven seats, which on the Model 71 Chair (1951) are made from a single 425-foot-long cord.