This is a canteen of Perth silver cutlery comprising: soup
ladle, 6 sauce ladles, 12 dinner spoons,12 dessert spoons, 11tea spoons 1 mustard spoon, all hallmarked for Charles Murray ,Perth 1820 the tea spoons are marked Robert keay
Perth 1820 and all initialled PDP for Playfair'
12 dinner forks hallmarked London 1850 and with the same initials.Playfair lived on the outskirts of Perth and it is not sure whether he inherited the silver from the architect who was also playfair or the other member of the family.
We know that he inherited in 1847or8 and few provincial silversmiths made forks this would account for the forks having a different date
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