Hunter 23856 White Original 52" 5 Blade Energy Star Ceiling Fan - Blades Included

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In the age of disposability, few products have earned the right to be called classics. Rest assured, the Classic Original is one of them. Having changed little over the decades, the Original is so far ahead of its time that it has earned the EPA Energy Star Rating. Choose to install with 5 blades, or for a more traditional look, install 4 blades.

  • Includes (5) Furniture-Grade Veneer White Blades
  • 3" Downrod Included
  • Can be Installed with 4 or 5 Blades
  • Suitable for Use in Dry Locations Only
  • Covered by the Hunter Limited Lifetime Warranty
Product Technologies:
  • Original Motor - All Original fans come equipped with a cast iron motor which effectively draws heat away from electrical components, resulting in increased performance at a lower cost. Original motors are larger and more powerful than most ceiling fan motors, allowing the blades to be pitched at a higher degree, which delivers greater air movement with less noise.
  • Energy Star - Energy Star is an international standard for energy efficient consumer products originated in the United States of America. Ceiling Fans carrying the Energy Star service mark generally use 20%-30% less energy than required by federal standards
Blade Specifications:
  • Primary Blade Finish: White
  • Number of Blades: 5
  • Blade Span: 52"
  • Blade Pitch: 15°
Motor Specifications:
  • Motor Size: 210mm x 20mm
  • Speeds: 3
  • CFM (High): 6947
  • RPM (High): 197
  • Energy Efficiency (CFM/Watt): 80
  • Amperage: 0.73 Amps
Similar Models:
  • 22289 (New Bronze Finish with Reversible Walnut / Light Cherry Blades )
  • 23702 (Satin Black Finish with Rough Hewn Cherry Blades )
  • 23827 (White Finish with White Blades )
  • 23852 (Chestnut Brown Finish with Reversible Walnut / Oak Blades )
  • 23855 (Antique Black Finish with Reversible Walnut / Oak Blades )
  • 23856 (White Finish with White Blades ) (This Model)
Accessories (Add to Cart to View All Options):
  • A Variety of Light Kits are Available
  • Remote and Wall Controls Available
  • Sloped Ceiling Adapter for Angles up to 45°

Hunter combines 19th century craftsmanship with 21st century design and technology to create ceiling fans of unmatched quality, style, and whisper-quiet performance. Using the finest materials to create stylish designs, Hunter ceiling fans work beautifully in today’s homes and can save up to 47% on cooling costs!

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Our SKU: Hunter 23856

This product is listed under the following manufacturer number(s):

  • Hunter 23856*

*Denotes a finish or option that has been discontinued

Hunter 23856 Product Specifications

2013 Catalog
Energy Guide
Installation Guide
Owner's Manual
Parts Guide
Amperage 0.73
Base Color White
Blade Finish Medium Wood
Blade Pitch 15
Blade Span 52
Blades Included Yes
Blades Sold Separately No
CFM 6947
CFM (High) 6947
CFM (low) 3595
CFM (med) 3989
Collection Original
Controller Included No
Downrod Size(s) 3
Downrod(s) Included Yes
Dust Armor No
ETL Listed Yes
ETL Rating Dry Location
Energy Efficiency (CFM / Watt) 80
Energy Star Yes
Fan Blade Material Wood
Fan Control Type Pull Chain
Fan Type Hanging
Genre Traditional
Height 14.16
Includes Remote No
Light Kit Compatible Yes
Light Kit Included No
Location Rating Dry Location
Low Ceiling Adaptable No
Material Cast Iron
Motor AC Induction
Motor Size 210mm x 20mm
Number of Blades 5
Optional Control Type Remote Control, Wall Control
RPM (High) 197
RPM (Low) 74
RPM (Medium) 116
Reversible Blades No
Reversible Motor Yes
Series Heritage
Sloped Ceiling Compatible Yes
Speeds 3
Style Traditional
Suggested Room Fit Bedroom, Dining Room, Kitchen, Living Room, Office
Theme Traditional
Uplight Included No
Voltage 120
Width 52

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Hunter 23856 Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from planner had hunter original fans for 25 years when we had an attic fire/the fans survived but decided to replace all fans ie the 3 hunters. was told the original did not exist anymore. was pleasantly surprised to find them easily on line ordered 7 white original cast iron body with oil bath. they are so quiet.
Date published: 2011-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hunter original We bought this white Hunter original to replace our decorative fans now believing fans should not be intrusive in a room. This is the most solid fan out there and we are extremely happy with it. It would go with any decor and do it's job unnoticed. I believe fans should not be a room's focal point. The service was prompt with update notices and we had the fan in a few days. Would buy again.
Date published: 2013-06-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Heavy, sturdy, quiet, nice addition to the room. Moves a lot of air. We, including the dogs, love it.
Date published: 2014-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love the 'original' Couldn't find this in the stores around town, so getting it online was great. was easy for the electrician's to install. But I was glad that I remembered to order the wall control. With vaulted ceilings that was a must.
Date published: 2014-11-01
  • Can you add a light kit to Hunter 23856?

    A. The Hunter 23856 can accept any Hunter light kit you wish.
  • Can this fan be flush mounted?

    A. Yes, the Hunter 23856 fan can be flush mounted.
  • I am looking for a light kit for this fan that uses medium base either cfl or incandescent lights. Can you please recommend one that would fit this fan?

    A. The Hunter 23856 can be used with the 25271 fitter with the 22515 glass. That will work with a cfl bulb.
  • Does this fan require a remote?

    A. The Hunter 23856 does not require a remote control to operate as it is equipped with pull chains.
  • I am retiring an old Hunter ceiling fan, Model # 22272...It has a light globe on it, that kind of looks like your model # 22515...Can I use my existing fitter and globe wiht a Hunter # 23856 ceiling fan?

    A. Yes, you can use te 22515 light kit on the Hunter 23856.
  • Is it possible to install any type of 3-speed wall switch for this fan, or is it absolutely pull-chain only?

    A. Yes, the Hunter 23856 is able to be installed with a wall switch/remote.
  • Can an extension rod be purchased for this fan, and can it be operated with a wall switch?

    A. The Hunter 23856 operates from a pull chain only and can be equipped with a downrod. A 3 foot downrod would be listed as the Hunter Dowrods-36. A four foot would be the Hunter Downrods-48.
  • I have several of these in my home, but they are probably 10+ years. Are the only light kits that will work with this cast iron model "the Hunter 25271 fitter with the 22515 glass?"

    A. Hello, this is Jennifer Howe. Thank you for contacting us. I have reviewed your question and researched the information for you. The 25271 and the 22515 are what are recommended by Hunter. If you need any further help you can contact me at or (800) 375-3403 ext 452. Thank you again.
  • Do down-rods come with the fan or do they have to be ordered separately?

    A. The Hunter 23856 comes with a 3 inch down rod. Longer versions are available for purchase.

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