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Rare Sculptural Parisi Sofa
By Ico Parisi
Located in London, GB
A fine Italian sculptural sofa attributed to Ico Parisi. Newly upholstered in emerald velvet.  
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

  • Rare Sculptural Parisi Sofa
  • Rare Sculptural Parisi Sofa
  • Rare Sculptural Parisi Sofa
  • Rare Sculptural Parisi Sofa
H 32.68 in. W 63 in. D 32.68 in.
Rare Sculptural Parisi Sofa in Emerald Velvet
By Ico Parisi
Located in London, GB
A fine Italian sculptural sofa attributed to Ico Parisi. Newly upholstered in emerald velvet.  
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

  • Rare Sculptural Parisi Sofa in Emerald Velvet
  • Rare Sculptural Parisi Sofa in Emerald Velvet
  • Rare Sculptural Parisi Sofa in Emerald Velvet
  • Rare Sculptural Parisi Sofa in Emerald Velvet
H 32.68 in. W 63 in. D 32.68 in.
Rare Sculptural Parisi Sofa in Emerald Velvet
By Ico Parisi
Located in London, GB
A fine Italian sculptural sofa attributed to Ico Parisi. Newly upholstered in emerald velvet.  
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

  • Rare Sculptural Parisi Sofa in Emerald Velvet
  • Rare Sculptural Parisi Sofa in Emerald Velvet
  • Rare Sculptural Parisi Sofa in Emerald Velvet
  • Rare Sculptural Parisi Sofa in Emerald Velvet
H 32.68 in. W 63 in. D 32.68 in.
Rare Giulia Veronesi Perla Sofa, ISA Bergamo, Italy, 1950s
By ISA Bergamo, Giulia Veronesi
Located in London, GB
A rare 3 person Giulia Veronesi Perla sofa ISA Bergamo, Italy 1950s. The fabric and has some marks so re-covering is recommended (we can assist if required).
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Rare Three-Seat Marco Zanuso Lady Sofa, Arflex, Italy, 1960s
By Marco Zanuso, Arflex
Located in London, GB
Rare original three-seat Marco Zanuso lady sofa, Arflex, France/Italy, 1960/1970s. The fabric shows wear and areas of damage so recovering is required. We can assist with recovering ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Brass

Beautiful and Rare 1970s Vintage De Sede DS 80 Daybed Sofa Cognac Leather Couch
By De Sede, Robert Haussmann
Located in Hamminkeln, DE
A rare and beautiful daybed, manufactured in the early 1970s by De Sede Switzerland, Mod. DS 80 a fantastic vintage sofa, slatted wooden frame and beautiful patchwork cognac leather,...
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather, Wood

Rare Two-Seat Marco Zanuso Lady Sofa, Arflex, Italy, 1960s
By Marco Zanuso, Arflex
Located in London, GB
Rare authentic two-seat Marco Zanuso lady sofa, Arflex, France/Italy, 1960s. Reupholstered in ivory velvet. Fast shipping worldwide - please contact us for options.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Brass

Rare Giulia Veronesi Perla Sofa, Green Fabric, ISA Bergamo, Italy, 1950s
By Giulia Veronesi, ISA Bergamo
Located in London, GB
A rare 3 person Giulia Veronesi Perla sofa produced by ISA Bergamo, Italy 1950s. With markers mark. Original green fabric in good condition with minor signs of use and wear. Recoveri...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Rare Folke Jansson Sofa or Daybed, Sweden, 1950s
By Folke Jansson, SM Wincrantz 1
Located in London, GB
A rare Folke Jansson sofa or daybed produced by SM Wincrantz in Sweden, 1950s. Very good condition. Newly upholstered. Ships worldwide. Seat height - 37cm / 14.56 inches Arm rest ...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Daybeds

Materials

Fabric, Beech

  • Rare Folke Jansson Sofa or Daybed, Sweden, 1950s
  • Rare Folke Jansson Sofa or Daybed, Sweden, 1950s
  • Rare Folke Jansson Sofa or Daybed, Sweden, 1950s
  • Rare Folke Jansson Sofa or Daybed, Sweden, 1950s
H 27.56 in. W 84.26 in. D 32.29 in.
Rare Folke Jansson Sofa or Daybed, Sweden, 1950s
By SM Wincrantz 1, Folke Jansson
Located in London, GB
A rare Folke Jansson sofa or daybed produced by SM Wincrantz in Sweden, 1950s. Newly upholstered. Other fabric options available. Ships worldwide.   
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Daybeds

Materials

Fabric, Beech

  • Rare Folke Jansson Sofa or Daybed, Sweden, 1950s
  • Rare Folke Jansson Sofa or Daybed, Sweden, 1950s
  • Rare Folke Jansson Sofa or Daybed, Sweden, 1950s
  • Rare Folke Jansson Sofa or Daybed, Sweden, 1950s
H 27.56 in. W 84.26 in. D 32.29 in.
Rare Frits Henningsen Box Sofa, Denmark, 1940s-1950s - recovering required
By Frits Henningsen
Located in London, GB
Rare Frits Henningsen box sofa, Denmark, 1940s-1950s. Designed and produced by Frits Henningsen, Copenhagen. The fabric piping is worn so this sofa may require re-covering. We can a...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Daybeds

Materials

Fabric, Mahogany

Rare Mid-Century Kembo Sofa
By Willem H. Gispen, Gispen Kembo
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Newly upholstered in lipstick red with original black enameled metal frame. Visible signs of wear on frame consistent with its age and usage.
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Sofas

  • Rare Mid-Century Kembo Sofa
  • Rare Mid-Century Kembo Sofa
  • Rare Mid-Century Kembo Sofa
  • Rare Mid-Century Kembo Sofa
H 30 in. W 64 in. D 28 in.
Rare Signed Harvey Probber Floating Sofa, Mid-Century Modern
By Harvey Probber
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Outstanding and rare signed Harvey Probber tuxedo sofa. This unusual sofa rests on two chunky walnut legs that extend up the back, very handsome! The sofa retains it's original nubby...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Upholstery, Walnut

Rare Swedish Mid-Century Modern Wingback Sofa by Hans-Erik Johansson
By Hans Erik Johansson
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Rare and collected Swedish Mid-Century Modern wingback sofa by Hans-Erik Johansson for Westbergs Möbler, Tranås, Sweden. Shown in original fabric, will need to be reupholstered. Im...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Metal

Rare N. Eilersen Danish Modern Teak Three-Seat Sofa Mid-Century
By Niels Eilersen
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Outstanding and rare N. Eilersen bentwood teak three-seat sofa. Actually this piece is very rare and hard to come by. There are very few images to refer to but I bought this from the...
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Vintage 1970s Danish Sofas

Materials

Chrome

Gio Ponti Mid-Century Modern Rare Italian Curved Sofa "Casa E Giardino", 1936
By Casa e Giardino, Gio Ponti
Located in Cerignola, Italy Puglia
Rare two-seater sofa by Gio Ponti for "Casa e Giardino", 1936. Shell model upholstered in original vintage velvet, with goose down cushions. The upholstery, as seen in the photos, i...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Velvet, Beech

Rare 1950s Florence Knoll Sofa Mod. 26 Knoll International, Mid-Century Modern
By Knoll, Florence Knoll
Located in Hamminkeln, DE
Beautiful Florence Knoll sofa in dark grey, very good condition, reupholstered and covered with woven fabric, beechwood legs and freestanding. A matching pair of lounge chairs is als...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Beautiful and Rare Arne Vodder Teak Sofa Danish Modern Design, Mid-Century
By Arne Vodder, France & Søn
Located in Hamminkeln, DE
Beautiful 1960s Arne Vodder teak sofa, Danish modern design. The innerspring cushions are reupholstered and covered with new grey woven fabric, really fantastic condition, like new,...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Teak

Rare Mid-Century Modern Sofa and Chair Set by Steiner of Paris
By Steiner
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This stylish retro living room set by Steiner of Paris features unique Mid-Century upholstery and sculptural designer design. The perfect mix of vintage style and timeless comfort ma...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Hans Wegner GE 20 Sofa, Daybed, Denmark 1950s, Very Rare, Mid-Century Modern
By GETAMA, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Hamminkeln, DE
Very rare Hans Wegner sofa, there were just a few pieces made in the 1950s, a beautiful Mid-Century Modern piece from the 1950s in fantastic condition, reupholstered in light grey li...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Metal

Mid-Century Modern Rare Jens Risom for Knoll Tufted Orange Fabric Sofa, 1950s
By Knoll, Jens Risom
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is an eye-catching sofa, with a vibrant orange fabric, by Jens Risom for Knoll. Just back from the base being professionally refinished and the sofa being prof...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Rare Sofa by Alvar Aalto
By Alvar Aalto
Located in Milan, IT
Rare sofa by Alvar Aalto. Finland, 1956. Provenance: Kansanela¨kelaitos (The Social Insurance Institution of Finland). Example provided with original label. Wood, brass, fabric uphol...
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Brass

  • Rare Sofa by Alvar Aalto
  • Rare Sofa by Alvar Aalto
  • Rare Sofa by Alvar Aalto
  • Rare Sofa by Alvar Aalto
H 29.14 in. W 106.3 in. D 28.35 in.
Ultra Rare Gio Ponti Sofa
By Gio Ponti
Located in Munich, DE
Foam and fabric redone designed by Gio Ponti in 1958 for the hotel Parco Dei Principe in Sorrento, Italy. Made by Cassina in limited quantities.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Wood

  • Ultra Rare Gio Ponti Sofa
  • Ultra Rare Gio Ponti Sofa
  • Ultra Rare Gio Ponti Sofa
  • Ultra Rare Gio Ponti Sofa
H 95 in. W 175 in. D 71 in.
Mid-Century Modern Dunbar E. Wormley 3PC Sectional Sofa with Rare Corner Unit
By Edward Wormley, Dunbar Furniture
Located in West Hartford, CT
Magnificent, newly upholstered Dunbar Mid-Century Modern sectional sofa, three pieces in all, with one of the pieces being the rare Edward Wormley beechwood mahogany corner unit. The...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Sectional Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Textile, Beech, Mahogany

Mid-Century Modern Dunbar E. Wormley 3PC Sectional Sofa with Rare Corner Unit
By Edward Wormley, Dunbar Furniture
Located in West Hartford, CT
Magnificent, newly upholstered Dunbar Mid-Century Modern sectional sofa, three pieces in all, with one of the pieces being the rare Edward Wormley beechwood mahogany corner unit. The...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Sectional Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Textile, Beech, Mahogany

Rare Dunbar Sofa by Edward Wormley
By Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
Located in East Hampton, NY
Rare sofa by Edward Wormley. Walnut legs with stretchers. Newly upholstered in Belgian linen.
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Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Linen, Wood

  • Rare Dunbar Sofa by Edward Wormley
  • Rare Dunbar Sofa by Edward Wormley
  • Rare Dunbar Sofa by Edward Wormley
  • Rare Dunbar Sofa by Edward Wormley
H 27 in. W 90 in. D 35 in.
Large and Rare Reupholstered Saporiti Sofa
By Saporiti
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Sofa, in rosewood and fabric by Saporiti, Italy, 1960s. This sofa, equipped with a solid rosewood frame is reupholstered in high quality yellow velours like fabric. Done by our ow...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Upholstery, Wood

  • Large and Rare Reupholstered Saporiti Sofa
  • Large and Rare Reupholstered Saporiti Sofa
  • Large and Rare Reupholstered Saporiti Sofa
  • Large and Rare Reupholstered Saporiti Sofa
H 25.2 in. W 103.15 in. D 34.65 in.
Rare Sofa Designed by Ilmari Tapiovaara
By La Permanente Mobili Cantù
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Rare sofa designed by Finnish designer Ilmari Tapiovaara made of beautiful supple leather accompanying a solid teak frame, manufactured by "La Permanente Mobili Cantù Italy, in the ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather, Teak

  • Rare Sofa Designed by Ilmari Tapiovaara
  • Rare Sofa Designed by Ilmari Tapiovaara
  • Rare Sofa Designed by Ilmari Tapiovaara
  • Rare Sofa Designed by Ilmari Tapiovaara
H 30.32 in. W 76.78 in. D 33.47 in.
Ilmari Tapiovaara Rare Leather Strap Sofa
By Ilmari Tapiovaara, La Permanente Mobili Cantù
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Sofa in teak and leather by Ilmari Tapiovaara for Esposizione La Permanente Mobili, Italy, 1957. Rare three seat sofa by Finnish designer Ilmari Tapiovaara. This organic design fe...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Brass

  • Ilmari Tapiovaara Rare Leather Strap Sofa
  • Ilmari Tapiovaara Rare Leather Strap Sofa
  • Ilmari Tapiovaara Rare Leather Strap Sofa
  • Ilmari Tapiovaara Rare Leather Strap Sofa
H 29.53 in. W 77.96 in. D 31.5 in.
Rare 19th Century Carved Walnut and Mahogany Button Back Sofa
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
Superb quality north German walnut and mahogany sofa, circa 1840. We are pleased to amazing quality sofa, which offers the potential for the customer to cover in their own fabric....
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Antique Mid-19th Century German Gothic Sofas

Materials

Walnut

Rare Rosewood Case Sofa by Plycraft
By Plycraft, George Mulhauser
Located in Chicago, IL
Rare rosewood sofa by Plycraft. A seldom seen design by Plycraft, one of the pioneers of moulded plywood furniture in America. Nicely figured grained rosewood and original black Naug...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Upholstery, Rosewood, Plywood

  • Rare Rosewood Case Sofa by Plycraft
  • Rare Rosewood Case Sofa by Plycraft
  • Rare Rosewood Case Sofa by Plycraft
  • Rare Rosewood Case Sofa by Plycraft
H 28 in. W 96 in. D 34 in.
Rare Durlet Buffalo Neck-Leather Sofa, 1970s
Located in Boven Leeuwen, NL
Rare buffalo neck-leather sofa by Durlet: "Durlet was founded in 1966 with the vision to make a difference as a seating furniture manufacturer with a number of very conscious choi...
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Vintage 1970s Belgian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather

  • Rare Durlet Buffalo Neck-Leather Sofa, 1970s
  • Rare Durlet Buffalo Neck-Leather Sofa, 1970s
  • Rare Durlet Buffalo Neck-Leather Sofa, 1970s
  • Rare Durlet Buffalo Neck-Leather Sofa, 1970s
H 27.56 in. W 65.36 in. D 33.08 in.
Rare Baker Furniture Co. Gondola Sofa, Midcentury
By Edward Wormley, Baker Furniture Company
Located in St. Louis, MO
Rare Baker Furniture Co. sculptural Gondola sofa with original striped silk fabric, circa 1960. This elegant sofa is from a one owner estate of an artist, that was filled with Baker,...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Upholstery

Rare Three-Seat Sofa by Ole Wanscher
By Ole Wanscher
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Rare three-seat sofa, raised on Cuban mahogany legs, upholstered with 100% wool from Isle of Bute, Scotland, designed 1942, manufactured by A. J. Iversen Literature: Grethe Jalk,...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Mahogany

  • Rare Three-Seat Sofa by Ole Wanscher
  • Rare Three-Seat Sofa by Ole Wanscher
  • Rare Three-Seat Sofa by Ole Wanscher
  • Rare Three-Seat Sofa by Ole Wanscher
H 33.47 in. W 78.75 in. D 29.53 in.
Rare Paul McCobb Cubist Sofa or Settee
By Paul McCobb
Located in St. Louis, MO
Rare Paul McCobb cubist sofa or settee for custom craft Inc. Legs have been refinished, older reupholstery and foam must be updated. Great geometric lines on this sofa, a rarely seen...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Upholstery

  • Rare Paul McCobb Cubist Sofa or Settee
  • Rare Paul McCobb Cubist Sofa or Settee
  • Rare Paul McCobb Cubist Sofa or Settee
  • Rare Paul McCobb Cubist Sofa or Settee
H 32 in. W 76.5 in. D 32 in.
Rare Arched Back Sofa by Edward Wormley
By Edward Wormley
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A rare upholstered sofa with an arched back on pentagonal shaped mahogany legs.
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Mahogany, Upholstery

  • Rare Arched Back Sofa by Edward Wormley
  • Rare Arched Back Sofa by Edward Wormley
  • Rare Arched Back Sofa by Edward Wormley
  • Rare Arched Back Sofa by Edward Wormley
H 30 in. W 98 in. D 32 in.
Rare Paul McCobb Symmeteric Group Sofa for Widdicomb
By Paul McCobb, Widdicomb Furniture Co.
Located in Pawtucket, RI
One of Paul McCobb's final designs, this graceful floating sofa features a symmetrical silhouette on walnut legs. Manufactured by Widdicomb as part of the Symmeteric Group. Recently ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Textile, Walnut

Marzio Cecchi Rare Brown Buffalo Leather Sofa
By Marzio Cecchi
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Sofa, in leather and metal, by Marzio Cecchie, Italy, 1970s Rare daybed by Italian designer Marzio Cecchi. This sofa is made of thick dark brown buffalo leather. An admirable pat...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Metal

  • Marzio Cecchi Rare Brown Buffalo Leather Sofa
  • Marzio Cecchi Rare Brown Buffalo Leather Sofa
  • Marzio Cecchi Rare Brown Buffalo Leather Sofa
  • Marzio Cecchi Rare Brown Buffalo Leather Sofa
H 27.56 in. W 83.47 in. D 38.59 in.
Marzio Cecchi Rare Brown Buffalo Leather Sofa
By Marzio Cecchi
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Sofa, in leather and metal, by Marzio Cecchie, Italy, 1970s Rare daybed by Italian designer Marzio Cecchi. This sofa is made of thick dark brown buffalo leather. An admirable pat...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Metal

  • Marzio Cecchi Rare Brown Buffalo Leather Sofa
  • Marzio Cecchi Rare Brown Buffalo Leather Sofa
  • Marzio Cecchi Rare Brown Buffalo Leather Sofa
  • Marzio Cecchi Rare Brown Buffalo Leather Sofa
H 27.56 in. W 83.47 in. D 38.59 in.
Rare Sofa by Alfred Hendrickx, Belgium, 1950s
By Alfred Hendrickx
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Extreme rare sofa by the known Belgium designer Alfred Hendrickx. The model shown is documented as the S12 model produced by Belform, Belgium in the late 1950's. The model shows a...
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Vintage 1950s Belgian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Steel

  • Rare Sofa by Alfred Hendrickx, Belgium, 1950s
  • Rare Sofa by Alfred Hendrickx, Belgium, 1950s
  • Rare Sofa by Alfred Hendrickx, Belgium, 1950s
  • Rare Sofa by Alfred Hendrickx, Belgium, 1950s
H 32.68 in. W 80.71 in. D 31.5 in.
Marzio Cecchi Rare Brown Buffalo Leather Sofa
By Marzio Cecchi
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Sofa, in leather and metal, by Marzio Cecchie, Italy, 1970s Rare daybed by Italian designer Marzio Cecchi. This sofa is made of thick dark brown buffalo leather. An admirable pat...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Metal

  • Marzio Cecchi Rare Brown Buffalo Leather Sofa
  • Marzio Cecchi Rare Brown Buffalo Leather Sofa
  • Marzio Cecchi Rare Brown Buffalo Leather Sofa
  • Marzio Cecchi Rare Brown Buffalo Leather Sofa
H 27.56 in. W 83.47 in. D 38.59 in.
Marzio Cecchi Rare Brown Buffalo Leather Sofa
By Marzio Cecchi
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Sofa, in leather and metal, by Marzio Cecchie, Italy 1970s Rare daybed by Italian designer Marzio Cecchi. This sofa is made of thick dark brown buffalo leather. An admirable pati...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Chrome, Metal

  • Marzio Cecchi Rare Brown Buffalo Leather Sofa
  • Marzio Cecchi Rare Brown Buffalo Leather Sofa
  • Marzio Cecchi Rare Brown Buffalo Leather Sofa
  • Marzio Cecchi Rare Brown Buffalo Leather Sofa
H 26.78 in. W 80.71 in. D 37.8 in.
Rare Adrian Pearsall Sofa for Craft Associates
By Adrian Pearsall, Craft Associates
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Designer: Adrian Pearsall. Manufacturer: Craft Associates. Period/Style: Mid-Century Modern. Country: United States. Date: 1960s. Dimensions: 27.5″ H x 99″ L x 33″D, seat hei...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Cotton, Fabric, Walnut

Rare Sleep-O-Matic Sofa / Daybed by Marco Zanuso
By Marco Zanuso
Located in Munich, DE
Made by arflex. Can be pulled out as bed.
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric

  • Rare Sleep-O-Matic Sofa / Daybed by Marco Zanuso
  • Rare Sleep-O-Matic Sofa / Daybed by Marco Zanuso
  • Rare Sleep-O-Matic Sofa / Daybed by Marco Zanuso
  • Rare Sleep-O-Matic Sofa / Daybed by Marco Zanuso
H 29.53 in. W 76.78 in. D 35.44 in.
Rare Large Paolo Buffa Cherrywood Green Sofa, 1940
By Serafino Arrighi, Paolo Buffa
Located in Rome, IT
Very rare large sofa designed by Arch. Paolo Buffa and produced by Serafino Arrighi Cantù, 1950 cherrywood and green velvet eight feet very good original conditions Measures: ...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Velvet, Cherry

  • Rare Large Paolo Buffa Cherrywood Green Sofa, 1940
  • Rare Large Paolo Buffa Cherrywood Green Sofa, 1940
  • Rare Large Paolo Buffa Cherrywood Green Sofa, 1940
  • Rare Large Paolo Buffa Cherrywood Green Sofa, 1940
H 32.49 in. W 77.17 in. D 30.12 in.
Rare Takahama Kazuhide Sofa for Simon, Italy, 1960s
By Studio Simon, Kazuhide Takahama
Located in L'Escala, ES
Beautiful and rare Takahama Kazuhide sofa manufactured in Italy by Simon in 1960s. In very good vintage condition.
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Sofas

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

  • Rare Takahama Kazuhide Sofa for Simon, Italy, 1960s
  • Rare Takahama Kazuhide Sofa for Simon, Italy, 1960s
  • Rare Takahama Kazuhide Sofa for Simon, Italy, 1960s
  • Rare Takahama Kazuhide Sofa for Simon, Italy, 1960s
H 23.63 in. W 42.13 in. D 27.96 in.
Rare Poetic Oswald Haerdtl Sofa Suite, Austria, 1950s
By Oswald Haerdtl, Gio Ponti
Located in Vienna, AT
Rare Poetic Oswald Haerdtl Sofa Suite, Austria, 1950s.
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric

Leather Sofa by Edward Wormley for Dunbar, Rare
By Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
Located in Kansas City, MO
Dark brown leather sofa designed by Edward Wormley for Dunbar. This model is one of the most desirable of all of Wormley's designs. Very good condition with only a few edge scuffs to...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather, Mahogany

T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Rare Midcentury Sofa Restored, 1950s
By T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Located in Milano, IT
Rare sofa designed by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings in 1950. The sofa is made of light walnut wood and is restored. The backrest is made of tubular wooden slats to make the seat much more s...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Rare Dunbar Gray Leather Sofa Chaise, Expertly Reupholstered
By Edward Wormley, Dunbar Furniture
Located in Kansas City, MO
Rare Edward Wormley for Dunbar sofa chaise. One arm with a rolled cushion that is attached via a mechanism that the cushion spins. Expertly reupholstered in grey Spinneybeck leather.
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather, Mahogany

Rare Large Saporiti Sofa Reupholstered in Yellow Velvet
By Saporiti
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Saporiti, four-seat sofa, rosewood, yellow velvet upholstery, Italy, 1960s This large sofa by Saporiti is reupholstered in a soft yellow velvet that contrasts with the frame in rose...
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Upholstery, Wood, Fabric

Large and Rare Reupholstered Saporiti Sofa in Rosewood
By Saporiti
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Sofa, in rosewood and fabric by Saporiti, Italy 1960s. This sofa, equipped with a solid rosewood frame is reupholstered in high quality yellow velours like fabric. Done by our own...
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Upholstery, Wood

Large and Rare Reupholstered Saporiti Sofa in Rosewood
By Saporiti
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Sofa, in rosewood and fabric by Saporiti, Italy 1960s. This sofa, equipped with a solid rosewood frame is reupholstered in high quality yellow velours like fabric. Done by our own t...
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Upholstery, Wood

Large and Rare Reupholstered Saporiti Sofa in Rosewood
By Saporiti
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Sofa, in rosewood and fabric by Saporiti, Italy 1960s. This sofa, equipped with a solid rosewood frame is reupholstered in high quality yellow velours like fabric. Done by our own t...
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Wood, Fabric, Upholstery

Rare Kaare Klint X-base Sofa in Original Patinated Leather
By Kaare Klint, Rud Rasmussen
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Kaare Klint & Rud Rasmussen Snedkerier, Denmark The exquisite and rare three-seater X-base sofa, model 4118, by Danish designer Kaare Klint and executed by cabinetmakers Rud. Rasm...
Category

Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather, Mahogany

Alfred Hendricks Rare Purple Sofa for Belform, Belgium
By Alfred Hendrickx, Belform
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Sofa model S12 in fabric, metal and brass by Alfred Hendrickx for Belform, Belgium, 1950s. Rare sofa in blue-purple upholstery by Belgian designer Alfred Hendrickx. The model show...
Category

Vintage 1950s Belgian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Brass, Metal

Rare Pierre Paulin "Blublub" Sofa for Artifort, 1972
By Artifort, Pierre Paulin
Located in Paris, FR
Pair of three-seat "Blublub" sofas from the "270" Series designed by Pierre Paulin for Artifort in 1972. Amazing and exceptional original condition. Configurable color line wi...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Metal

  • Rare Pierre Paulin "Blublub" Sofa for Artifort, 1972
  • Rare Pierre Paulin "Blublub" Sofa for Artifort, 1972
  • Rare Pierre Paulin "Blublub" Sofa for Artifort, 1972
  • Rare Pierre Paulin "Blublub" Sofa for Artifort, 1972
H 23.63 in. W 46.46 in. D 29.53 in.
Rare Vintage Model 2010-S Walnut Sofa by Adrian Pearsall
By Adrian Pearsall, Craft Associates
Located in Burbank, CA
A rare vintage "Cloud" sofa designed by architect and furniture designer Adrian Pearsall for Craft Associates in the United States. This stunning sofa, also known as model 2010-S, fe...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Walnut

Rare Takahama Kazuhide Large Sofa for Simon, Italy 1960s
By Studio Simon, Kazuhide Takahama
Located in L'Escala, ES
Beautiful and rare Takahama Kazuhide large sofa manufactured in Italy by Simon in 1960s. In very good vintage condition.
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Sofas

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

Rare Authentic 1950s Roberto Menghi Sofa, Arflex, Italy, Newly Upholstered
By Roberto Menghi, Arflex
Located in London, GB
An original and rare early Roberto Menghi hall sofa, produced by Arflex, Italy, 1950s. Newly upholstered in silver / grey velvet. The sofa is very comfortable and in good structural ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Steel

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Mid Century Sofa Rare For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal mid century sofa rare for your home. Frequently made of wood, fabric and metal, every mid century sofa rare was constructed with great care. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect mid century sofa rare — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century are available. A mid century sofa rare made by Mid-Century Modern designers — as well as those associated with Scandinavian Modern — is very popular. Edward Wormley, De Sede and Dunbar each produced at least one beautiful mid century sofa rare that is worth considering.

How Much is a Mid Century Sofa Rare?

A mid century sofa rare can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $9,800, while the lowest priced sells for $2,018 and the highest can go for as much as $58,000.

Finding the Right Sofas for You

Black leather, silk velvet cushions, breathable bouclé fabric — when shopping for a sofa, today’s couch connoisseurs have much to choose from in terms of style and shape. But it wasn’t always thus. 

The sofa is typically defined as a long upholstered seat that features a back and arms and is intended for two or more people. While the term “couch” comes from the Old French couche, meaning to lie down, and sofa has Eastern origins, both are forms of divan, a Turkish word that means an elongated cushioned seat. No matter how you spell it, sofa just means comfort, at least it does today.

In the early days of sofa design, upholstery consisted of horsehair or dried moss. Sofas that originated in countries such as France during the 17th century were more integral to decor than they were to comfort. Like most baroque furnishings from the region, they frequently comprised heavy, gilded mahogany frames and were upholstered in floral Beauvais tapestry. Today, options abound when it comes to style and material, with authentic leather offerings and classy steel settees. Plush, velvet chesterfields represent the platonic ideal of coziness. 

Vladimir Kagan’s iconic sofa designs, such as the Crescent and the Serpentine — which, like the sectional sofas of the 1960s created by furniture makers such as Harvey Probber, are quite popular among mid-century modern furniture enthusiasts — showcase the spectrum of style available to modern consumers. Those looking to make a statement can turn to Studio 65’s lip-shaped Bocca sofa, which was inspired by the work of Salvador Dalí.

With so many options, it’s important to explore and find the perfect furniture for your space. Paying attention to the lines of the cushions as well as the flow from the backrest into the arms is crucial to identifying a cohesive new piece for your home or office.

Fortunately, with styles from every era — and even round sofas — there’s a luxurious piece for every space. Deck out your living room with an Art Deco lounge or go retro with a nostalgic '80s design. No matter your sitting vision, the right piece is waiting for you in the expansive collection of antique, new and vintage sofas on 1stDibs.