Georgian, George III, Eight Silver Dessert Spoons Crested for Medlycott. The spoons have a thread and beaded pattern.
The crest is for Medlycott/Medlicott; a demi-eagle with wings elevated emerging from a mural crown. Likely to have been in the possession of Thomas Hutchings Medlycott (1729-1795). He was the son of John Hutchings & Elizabeth Medlycott. Thomas was a practising barrister and MP for Milborne Port, Somerset, between 1763 and 1770 and again in 1790. The Medlycott Family owned Ven House in Milborne Port throughout the 18th and 19th centuries, until they sold much of the estate between 1918 and 1925. Sir William Coles Medlycott was the son of Thomas and was created 1st Baronet of Ven House in 1801; also serving as the MP for Milborne Port. Sir Mervyn Medlycott, was the 9th and last Baronet who died at Sandford Orcas Manor, Dorset in 2021.
Rubbed and obscured bottom struck hallmarks for London 1778 by William Eley I & George Pierrepoint.
In excellent condition with moderate surface wear commensurate with age and use.
Approximate total weight of all eight spoons is 259 grams or 8.3 troy ounces.
Approximate dimensions of one spoon are 17.7 cm length and 3.5 cm bowl width.