American Hancock House Pine Fireplace Surround
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American Hancock House Pine Fireplace Surround

Ref: AR5774

This impressive, antique fireplace surround features a dramatic, deeply moulded, step-back mantel over a deep frieze, flanked by fluted details. The jambs display double, round pilasters ending on blocks. It is a handsome addition for any wall.

Provenance: Henchman-Hancock House (Worcester, MA, built c. 1741). Former plaque on house (not included) reads: Built about 1741 by Daniel Henchman on Lincoln Street and for many years owned by John Hancock: Home of Levi Lincoln, Attorney General of the United States, Levi Lincoln, Second, and John Davis, Governors of Massachusetts. Marked by the Colonel Timothy Bigelow Chapter DAR 1904.
Note: Daniel Henchman's (1712-62) daughter Lydia married Thomas Hancock (1703-64), who was the uncle of John Hancock. Thomas Hancock adopted John following his father's death and his mother's remarriage.
19th century
W 79 D 10.25 H 58 in.
Firebox: W 50 H 38 in.
See also: AR5773.
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