B. Barns 1815 Plate
I am pleased to offer this nice 7 7/8" single reed plate marked "B. Barns". Blakslee Barns operated a shop and sold pewter flatware in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from 1812-1817. The Eagle mark Barns used on this plate strongly resembles a touchmark used by Parks Boyd, another Philadelphia pewterer. The plate is in good condition with one small spot of pitting on the front.