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...

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This Folk Art Wood Box Is An Excellent Example Of Simple & Pure "Tramp Art" At Its Birth and was...

Antique & Vintage Furniture

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This stunning Elizabethan Style China Cabinet was manufactured approximately 1945-1950. It has gold...

VICTORIAN ANTIQUE TIGER OAK DOUBLE MIRROR TWO DOOR ARMOIRE [SOLD]

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This fabulous authentic antique tiger oak double mirror two door armoire was manufactured during...

Antique & Vintage Lighting

ITALIAN PRESSED GLASS GLOBE VINTAGE TABLE LAMP [SOLD]

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CZECHOSLOVAKIAN VINTAGE LEAD CRYSTAL TABLE LAMP ROSE MOTIF

This vintage Czechoslovakian 24% lead crystal table lamp has a pressed rose motif and was...

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