The Blue Chip Specialists

A chance acquisition of some plates made in England, blue and white views of the United States and Canada, semi-started a collection and eventually a business.
Joe Clement and John Hogan were both residing in Montreal when they discovered these plates. For Joe Clement, history buff, it started him on an intensive study of the history shown on the plates. For John Hogan, it brought back memories of his childhood. After a year's intensive study, research and perusal of every book that they could find on the chinaware of the period, the pair opened a specialty antique shop. They called it Tendres Souvenances Antiquities, Souvenance being a 17th century Parisian word for Remembrances. That was back on Aug.15, 1984. Read More...

Transferring to Flow Blue

Transfer printing? Flow Blue? Over the next two issues of Antique and collectibles trader, two of Canada's leading specialists in Transferware and Flow Blue, John Hogan and Joe Clement of "Clement and Hogan Antiques'', Harbourfront Antique Market (416-535-3883) will be providing an in-depth explanation detailing every thing that comprises these topics. Read More...

Transferring to Flow Blue Part II

What is ''Flow Blue"? "Flow Blue" is a specific type of transfer printing which can be found most commonly on the three basic mediums of pottery namely Pearlware, Ironstone and Semi Porcelain; and sometimes on a Bone China and Porcelain medium. It started in England about 1825 and continued until 1920. The factories in the United States began "Flow Blue" production at a later date, about 1840-1850 in order to cut cost for the importers and consumers. Read More...

A Cut Above

Venture into the world of American and Canadian Brilliant Cut Glass and you will discover sophisticated beauty, fine craftsmanship and practicality of product with style. Read More...

Featured Products

Coro Vintage Rhinestone Daffodil Brooch

Signed Coro U.S.A. Vintage Rhinestone Enameled Daffodil Brooch 3" Long by 1 1/2" Wide, Circa 1940

Wm. Rogers Antique Silverplate Sauce Tureen & Ladle

Wm. Rogers Hamilton Ontario Canada Antique Silverplate Sauce Tureen & Ladle 5'' High x 7 3/4"...

Antique & Vintage Furniture

COUNTRY MAPLE ANTIQUE DRESSER WITH SWIVEL MIRROR [SOLD]

ANTIQUE MAPLE DRESSER

This genuine antique maple dresser with swivel mirror was manufactured during the Edwardian era and...

DOLL HOUSE SIGNED J. WOWK & NUMBERED 388 1399 [SOLD]

This Ranch Style Doll House is artisan made and is signed by the artist J. Wowk and is numbered 388...

Antique & Vintage Lighting

Pair of Italian Gold Gilded Metal & Cut Crystal Vintage Table Lamps [SOLD]

Pair of Italian Gold Gilded Metal & Cut Crystal Table Lamps with Italian Marble Bases. This regal...

VINTAGE TABLE LAMP ART GLASS SHADE AND PRESSED GLASS CENTER [SOLD]

This Vintage Table Lamp was manufactured in 1960s and was executed in the Victorian flavor. The...

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