A RARE VINTAGE HANDPAINTED DUTCH ORANGE, BLUE & WHITE DELFT MEMORIAL PLATE - 1965.


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A RARE VINTAGE  HANDPAINTED DUTCH ORANGE, BLUE & WHITE DELFT  MEMORIAL PLATE -   1965.

 

Plate in memoriam of Sir Winston Churchill. With the text of his radio speech from May 13th 1940.

Decorated in shades of blue with  the V for Victory above oak leaves,

surrounded with the text :

1874. *  SIR  WINSTON  CHURCHILL * 1965

I have nothing to offer but blood , toil, tears and sweat. 13-5-40.

Only 389 plates produced

Signed on the back in underglaze blue for :

DE PORCELEYNE FLES   -  ROYAL  DELFT

       DELFT - HOLLAND   &  CJ  =  1965.

Painter’s initials             MKR      =   Martinus C. Krieger    

Painter & Designer.   Employment dates 1955 - present ( = 2003.)

Literature  :

This item is shown in Rick Erickson - Royal Delft  Page 134  - Fig.11-30

 
Diam.:  22,6 cm.  (  8,9 inches.)

Material
Earthenware
Reference
M.1199
Price
Price on request
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