rolls royce celebrates phantom zenith collection with bespoke picnic hamper
 
rolls royce celebrates phantom zenith collection with bespoke picnic hamper rolls royce celebrates phantom zenith collection with bespoke picnic hamper
aug 21, 2016

rolls royce celebrates phantom zenith collection with bespoke picnic hamper

 

 

 rarity is an attribute awarded to items of true luxury. in this spirit, rolls-royce motor cars has designed a picnic hamper for the ‘phantom zenith collection’; a rare and collectable addition to rollsroyce’s remarkable new bespoke end-of-the-line ‘phantom’ models. as preparations for the eighth-generation ‘phantom’ limousine commence, rolls-royce motor cars earlier this year announced it will build 50 sumptuously specified bespoke creations named the ‘phantom zenith collection’.

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recognizing the unique nature of this phantom celebration, collectors and patrons of the ‘phantom zenith collection’ have asked the marque to enrich these extraordinary pieces by offering exclusive access to the rolls-royce design team, who have responded by creating a bespoke picnic hamper to complement each new motor car. the picnic hamper completes the trinity of objects created under the ‘phantom zenith collection’, joining the motor car and a unique metal ingot (a single piece of the ‘phantom’ assembly line from the home of rolls-royce in goodwood, england), which will be presented in the motor car itself, hinting at the historical significance of this rare and precious collection.

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embodying the concept of the picnic as an occasion to be savored and appreciated, the hamper itself is crafted from american walnut wood and natural grain leather. each is finished in a choice of three color combinations matching the interior of the cars themselves. these include a subtly contrasting ardent red leather and black leather piping. the hamper’s leather stitching – and a dart of contrast color on the lid – echoes the interior of the ‘phantom drophead coupé’ and ‘phantom coupé’s’ split tailgate, a private hosting area complete with a cool box, illuminated glass shelf, champagne holder and a leather seat for two.

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piano black picnic tables housed within the hamper fold out on milled-aluminium hinges. upon opening the hamper owners will find inside a unique plaque corresponding to the identification number given to their vehicle — one of just 50. the leather and wood interior shelving of the hamper contains lead crystal wine glasses, handmade stainless steel cutlery, napkins embroidered with the rolls-royce monogram in arctic white, and a handcrafted american walnut chopping board. a final flourish, the ‘zenith collection picnic hamper’ comprises unique crockery, with painted black and platinum detail around the edges.

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