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

GORDON HOSELTON CANADIAN VINTAGE MARBLE SCULPTURE POLAR BEAR AND CUB

Canadian signed Gordon Hoselton and numbered 65726 Marble Sculpture Polar bear & cub on an ice flow...

Sherman Vintage Rhinestone Wreath Brooch

Signed Sherman Canada Green & Blue Vintage Rhinestone Wreath Brooch 1 1/2" Diameter, Circa 1950

VINTAGE MEXICAN STERLING SILVER BOW BROOCH

VINTAGE MEXICAN STERLING SILVER BOW BROOCH 2 1/2" LENGTH BY 1 1/4" WIDTH, CIRCA 1980

Antique & Vintage Furniture

PAINTED WALNUT ANTIQUE PLANT TABLE [SOLD]

This painted tall plant table is solid walnut and was manufactured approximately circa 1920

KRUG BROS. WALNUT ANTIQUE DRESSER WITH SWIVEL MIRROR [SOLD]

This Very Attractive Edwardian Painted Dresser With Swivel Mirror was manufactured approximately...

Antique & Vintage Lighting

ART DECO BEADED SHADE VINTAGE CEILING LIGHT FIXTURE [SOLD]

This unique style glass ceiling light fixture is period Art Deco and was manufactured approximately...

CARNIVAL GLASS QUEZEL STYLE ANTIQUE LIGHT FIXTURE [SOLD]

This ceiling fixture is of American origin possibly the Fenton Art Glass Company and dates...

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