MeQuamya Chair

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This MeQuamya Chair, is hand-carved from mahogany, or walnut. Inspired by the prayer and processional staff of the Ethiopian Coptic Church. It is designed and built by highly acclaimed Ethiopian American artist Jomo Tariku to order.

  • This Item is Made to Order.
  • Dimensions (Inches): 22” x 20” x 24.5” (W x D x H)
  • Ships in 13-15 Weeks.
  • Non Refundable Item.

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Harkening to the acetic vow taken by priests and nuns from the Highland of East Africa, the minimalist MeQuamya chair was inspired by the prayer and processional staff of the Ethiopian Coptic Church. Reserved and introspective, the deceivingly small yet comfortable chair invites you to meditate on the essentials of your life.

MeQuamya Chair details

MeQuamya Chair

Designer, Artist | Jomo Tariku

Ethiopian-American artist and industrial designer Jomo Tariku was fascinated with the eclectic art, souvenirs and furntiure pieces his father collected during their life in Ethiopia. Tariku studied at the University of Kansas where he completed his thesis on contemporary African furniture. He is credited with creating a new design language of modern African-themed furniture.

Jomo Tariku portrait
Photo: Alaric S. Campbell
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22” x 20” x 24.5” (W x D x H)