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Pair of "MP-13" Armchairs, Percival Lafer, Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Design

$ 10,800
  • Description
    The MP-13 armchair, a rare model created in 1963, is a stunning piece of furniture that boasts a sculptural design. Its unique structure is entirely made of solid Brazilian hardwood, while the seat and backrest are upholstered and fitted with chrome iron fittings.

    The combination of these materials creates a timeless and elegant aesthetic that sets it apart from other armchairs. Percival Lafer, the architect and designer behind this masterpiece, believed that design should not only be idealized as art but also be practical and appeal to the public. His approach to design was to create pieces that were not only visually appealing but also functional and accessible to all. His innovative ideas and designs have made him one of the pioneers of industrialization in Brazilian design processes.

    Lafer's attention to detail and commitment to using only the best materials and techniques available in traditional furniture making are evident in the MP-13 armchair. The solid Brazilian hardwood used in the armchair's construction provides durability and longevity, while the chrome fittings add a touch of sophistication. This combination of materials creates a unique design that is both bold and elegant. The MP-13 armchair's popularity is not only attributed to its beautiful design but also to the comfort it provides. The upholstered seat and backrest provide a comfortable sitting experience, while the armrests offer support and relaxation.

    Percival Lafer's designs have gained recognition worldwide, and his approach to design continues to inspire new generations of designers. His passion for using new materials and techniques with originality and boldness is evident in his creations. The MP-13 armchair is a true reflection of his philosophy of incorporating state-of-the-art technology into new ideas. It is a timeless piece that will add elegance and sophistication to any space.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (exact item)
    Origin: Brazil
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Solid Brazilian Hardwood structure with chrome fittings
    Condition: Good. The pieces were restored by one of our best craftsmen in São Paulo and kept their original aura and attraction.
    Creation Date: 1963
    Number of Pieces: 2-3
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Dealer Reference #: 6272
    Incollect Reference #: 508229
  • Dimensions
    W. 41.34 in; H. 27.95 in; D. 33.46 in;
    W. 105 cm; H. 71 cm; D. 85 cm;
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