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