Percival Lafer 'MP-13' Jatoba Wood and Leather Four-Seat Sofa, Brazil, C. 1967Vintage Objects
Introducing the MP-13 Four-Seat Sofa by Brazilian designer Percival Lafer, a true masterpiece of mid-century modern design. This stunning sofa, designed in 1967, features a gorgeous Jatoba wooden frame with vivid grain, exuding warmth and natural beauty. The original beige ivory yellowish leather cushions with Jatoba tufted buttons provide unmatched comfort and style, while the chromed hardware adds a touch of sophistication.
What sets this MP-13 apart is its rare and sought-after early production status, imported from Brazil, where Lafer's best work was crafted. The craftsmanship and quality of materials are truly exquisite, showcasing Lafer's attention to detail and commitment to superior design. Unlike later production pieces made with cheaper materials, this original MP-13 is a collector's dream, perfect for those who appreciate the value of timeless design. The MP-13 Four-Seat Sofa also boasts unique features, including floating solid Jatoba wood arms with chromed elements, providing structural lightness and easy disassembly and reassembly. The Jatoba wood tufted buttons and matching leather arm cushions with leather ties add a touch of refined classiness to the casual laid-back vibe of the sofa.
Measuring H 26.5" x W 89.25" x D 28.5" (with a total width of 95" including the arm cushions), this four-seater variant of the MP-13 line is rare and hard to find, making it a truly special piece for any interior design project. It would be a perfect fit for a Mid-Century Modern, Space Age Mod, Scandinavian Modern, or Danish Modern home or penthouse apartment. However, its versatility extends beyond these styles, making it a statement piece in a Post-Modern, Contemporary, Zen/Minimalism, Traditional, Transitional, Hollywood Regency, Classical, or Art Deco room. Not limited to residential spaces, the MP-13 Four-Seat Sofa would also make a stunning addition to commercial projects such as hotel lobby lounges, members clubs, creative design studios, or high-rise executive offices, elevating the ambiance with its timeless design and unmatched craftsmanship.
In conclusion, the MP-13 Four-Seat Sofa by Percival Lafer is a true masterpiece of design, with its stunning Brazilian Jatoba wood frame, original leather cushions, and unique features that set it apart from other pieces. Its early production status, exceptional craftsmanship, and versatile style make it a must-have for collectors, interior designers, and those who appreciate the beauty of mid-century modern design. Don't miss the opportunity to own this rare and exquisite piece that truly represents the saying "they don't make them like they used to".