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Niels Otto Moller Danish Dining Chairs Model 75 Furniture 1950s Set Of Two

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Own a piece of mid-century design history with this set of Nr. 75 Chairs by Niels Otto Møller for J.L. Møllers, dating back to the 1950s. Crafted in Denmark, these vintage chairs showcase the iconic Scandinavian style. The exquisite Eichenholz (oak) construction, combined with the subtle charm of Papier Kordel (paper cord) seating, brings a touch of timeless elegance to any space.

In excellent condition, these chairs display a beautiful patina, reflecting their age. With a width of 50cm, a depth of 46cm, and a height of 74cm, they provide both comfort and sophistication. Seize the opportunity to enhance your space with this authentic vintage set.

Crafting Timeless Elegance: The Legacy of Niels Otto Møller and the Iconic Nr. 75 Chairs from J.L. Møllers – A Journey Through Mid-Century Danish Design

Niels Otto Moller Danish Dining Chairs Model 75 Furniture 1950s Set Of Two

Niels Otto Moller Danish Dining Chairs Model 75 Furniture 1950s Set Of Two

Niels Otto Møller

Niels Otto Møller (January 30, 1920, in Aarhus – 1982) was a Danish furniture designer and entrepreneur known for his Mid-century modern designs. Son of carpenter Jens Laursen Møller, he completed his furniture apprenticeship in 1939 and further studied at the Design School in Aarhus. In 1944, he founded J.L. Møllers Møbelfabrik A/S, where he produced and oversaw designs. Niels Otto Møller's impact on furniture craftsmanship is profound, creating timeless Danish dining chairs. His expertise in design and manufacturing modernized furniture production leaves a lasting legacy.

Portrait of Niels Otto Møller 1920-1982
Image: Portrait of Niels Otto Møller 1920-1982
Source: J.L. MØLLERS MØBELFABRIK: https://www.jlm.dk/pages/timeline

J.L. Møllers Møbelfabrik A/S

In 1944, Niels Møller founded J.L. Møllers Møbelfabrik A/S, overseeing design and production. The company expanded, exporting to Germany and the United States by 1952. To meet demand, Møller acquired a 33,000 ㎡ plot in Højbjerg in 1961, constructing a 6,000 ㎡ factory. Sons Jens Ole (1966 - 1994) and Jørgen Henrik (1969) joined after furniture apprenticeships. In 1972, they added 2,500 ㎡ to the production space. From 1974, the family exported to Japan, a significant market. Awards followed in 1974 and 1981, and after Niels Otto Møller's 1982 passing, his sons continued the family-owned business.

J.L. Møllers Møbelfabrik A/S workers circa 1945
Image: J.L. Møllers Møbelfabrik A/S workers circa 1945.
Source: J.L. MØLLERS MØBELFABRIK: https://www.jlm.dk/pages/timeline-1

The Artistry of Niels Otto Møller: Unveiling the Genesis of Chair No. 75

Niels Otto Møller's dining chairs, armchairs, tables, and sideboards, crafted with meticulous skill in palisander, teak, oak, or walnut, showcased simplicity, functionality, and timeless elegance typical of post-war Danish modern design. Møller's furniture collection, albeit small, reflected his dedication to uncompromising designs. He invested considerable time, up to five years per concept, ensuring perfection. In 1956, he introduced chair models 75 and 56, marking a turning point. Møller's participation in global furniture fairs from this period helped establish his international presence, contributing to the enduring legacy of chair No. 75.

Skilled craftsmen at J.L. Møllers Møbelfabrik A/S meticulously handcrafting the iconic Chair No. 75 in the 1950s, showcasing the dedication to quality and timeless design synonymous with Niels Otto Møller's legacy.
Image: Skilled craftsmen at J.L. Møllers Møbelfabrik A/S meticulously handcrafting the iconic Chair No. 75 in the 1950s, showcasing the dedication to quality and timeless design synonymous with Niels Otto Møller's legacy.
Source: J.L. MØLLERS MØBELFABRIK: https://www.jlm.dk/pages/timeline-1

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