The Solitaire Punkah - The Peacock by Oliver Kessler
The Solitaire Punkah - The Peacock
The punkah is the initial man-made ventilation device. It was originally cut from a palmyra leaf and later manufactured mainly from fabric, wood or bird´s feathers. For generations the punkah was a symbol of wealth and luxury and could be found in oriental high places such as palaces of Egyptian Pharaohs and Indian Maharadjahs.
THE SOLITAIRE Punkah brings back the majestic punkah fan with its slow pendular movement. It instantly creates an almost tangible relaxing and calming atmosphere and it is the exquisite complement of an exclusive interior design.
THE SOLITAIRE Punkah is based on a highly energy efficient technology that combines a counterweight balanced blade with a computer controlled electric driver. It is engineered and manufactured in Germany by Rohde & Schwarz Teisnach.
THE PEACOCK is the majestic modern interpretation of a Royal Indian punkah and can be scaled up to an impressive wingspan of 2,2 meters (7´4”)
• Powdercoated aluminuim with decor
• Carbon fibre
• Genuine Peacock feathers
• Massive polished brass counterweights
Dimensions: max. 220x140x12 cm, appr. 15kg incl. driver
Designer: Oliver Kessler
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