A George III Irish sterling silver oval cream jug Dublin circa 1790 13 cm high together with an Irish pierced mustard pot (Af)
George III. George III (1738 - 1820) was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820.
circa. A Latin term meaning 'about', often used in the antique trade to give an approximate date for the piece, usually considered to be five years on either side of the circa year. Thus, circa 1900 means the piece was made about 1900, probably between 1895 and 1905. The expression is sometimes abbreviated to c.1900.
A/F. The letters "A/F" as part of a description is the cataloguer's shorthand for "all faults", meaning the item has some type of damage or deficiency.
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