The tin glazed earthenware 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 (= in 2003.)
This item is shown in Rick Erickson - Royal Delft Page 134 - Fig.11-30