Mid-century Niels Otto Moller Model #71 Teak and Rush Dining Chairs c.1960
Simple and elegant mid-century teak dining chairs with paper cord woven seats. Set of 8 with 2 armchairs and 6 side chairs.
CREATOR Niels Otto Moller, Denmark.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1960.
MATERIALS & TECHNIQUES Teak, Paper Cord.
CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor wear on the chairs. Minor pilling of the paper cord on the back of one chair. Slight color variation on the seat of one chair.
- DIMENSIONS Side Chairs: H 31 in. W 19.5 in. D 19 in. Seat Height 17.5 in., Armchairs: H 31 in. W 21.5 in. D 21
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.