Percival Lafer Vintage Brazilian Sofa

Regular price $3,950.00
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Percival Lafer Vintage Brazilian Sofa. Slate blue leather. One leather clasp missing a dowel and a slight tear in the corner of the leather. In otherwise great vintage condition, review all photos. 

Dimensions: 71 length x 32 depth x 16 seat height x 27 overall height

PERCIVAL LAFER, ABOUT THE DESIGNER:

Born in Brazil in 1936, architect, product and furniture designer Percival Lafer managed to design pieces that were categorized as fine design for affordable prices of the era. Often referred to by collectors as the "best kept secret" of mid-century modern design.

After graduating in architecture at the prestigious Mackenzie Presbyterian University in Sao Paulo, his father passed away unexpectedly, leaving the family furniture shop to his sons, at which point he abandoned his professional career as an architect before he it had begun, diverting instead to furniture design, a career he could pursue more easily due to the nature of his inherited business.


Lafer launched the renowned “MP-1” Armchair in 1961 and it was an instant success, covered in thin pieces of solid rosewood, and a seat upholstered with layers of foam, rather than springs. This provided Lafer with the leverage he needed at the time to create his company, establishing himself as a business that won many patents, both a well-earned reputation for innovation and originality in design and the confidence to name his brand Lafer MP - the acronym MP stands for Moveis Patentados or "Patented Furniture" in furniture.

FREE DELIVERY WITHIN AUSTIN AND LOCKHART. Houston delivery available at checkout for $65 additional.

For larger items, our delivery staff may need a helping hand to bring in from the trailer to your home :) 

NOTE: This applies to Austin and Lockhart only. If purchased and the address input falls outside of that radius, additional delivery fees may apply. 

SHIPPING: If you are outside of our delivery radius and would require shipping, you must inquire before purchase. If purchase is made beforehand, shipping will be at the responsibility of the customer and must be picked up within 10 days.

Items are non-refundable, please review description and photos before purchase.

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