New Stock Arrives Daily
While we don’t have time to take and post pictures of the dozens of new pieces that arrive every week, we will attempt to give a quick weekly update on some of the new arrivals, and include a picture or two of our favorite pieces of the week. If you want to see all the new arrivals you’ll just have to pay us a visit.
April 16, 2018
We don’t often talk about books in this section but two great leather bound sets came in this week: ”My Bookhouse for Children” by Olive Beaupre Miller, 1925 edition-6 volume set, and “Waverly Pictoral Dictionary”-8 volume set. Both sets contain many terrific photographs, and the Waverly set is in immaculate condition. Antique furniture arrivals this week include: a heavily carved oak sideboard, a small oak china cabinet, a pair of French cane back arm chairs, small mahogany bookcase/server, set of 6 walnut chairs, ash wash stand, large Victorian buffet, Canadiana pine blanket box, pine wine rack, mahogany Hepplewhite server, fiddle back Windsor chair, vanity bench, and mahogany corner cabinet. Lots of antique mirrors came in this week including an Empire shaving mirror and a large Eastlake mirror painted white. We’ve had a run of some terrific antique smalls lately, that continued this week with items including: a nice silver Champagne bucket, a pair of silver candelabras, 2 large crystal vases, 3 crystal decanters, a pair of early 20th century Nippon vases, lots of cups and saucers including-Shelley, Paragon, Foley, Aynsley and many more, multiple brass and copper pieces, a brass train rack, a powder horn, European horse brass, a nice pair of Baldwin brass candle sticks, 4 porcelain piggy banks, a large Rococo candle stick, assorted wall art, a set of 8 signed Henry A. Pausch plates, and lots more. The award for most unusual item of the week goes to and early Afghani bush rifle.
April 9, 2018
The Barn got in barn doors this week and that’s not a typo, four normal size doors and a large 7′ X 8′ barn door complete with tracks and hardware. We keep getting asked for barn doors now, we have some; and just for good measure we have a nine step staircase from the barn as well. A shipment of reclaimed wood furniture arrived from Vancouver including: Large bookcases, nest of tables, coffee and end tables, and sideboards. We are going to be carrying two exciting new reproduction lines soon called Santa Fe and Cintra, samples of both sideboards came in this week-photos are attached. Many more pieces from both lines will be coming soon including some Cintra pieces that will be exclusive to The Barn. Antique furniture arrivals this week include: an Empire table desk, pine wash stand, primitive pine blanket box, small wine rack, sewing cabinet, 8 gunstock chairs, a pair of Windsor arm chairs, a marble top coffee table, and a nice bentwood rocker. Lots of antique odds and ends this week including: 3 Spanish bronze chandeliers, a crystal chandelier, a pair of gilt and crystal light fixtures, a brass and iron light fixture, a pair of movie spot lights, a lamp made from a wagon wheel hub, a 3piece mirror and wall sconce set, a gun rack, a large Canadian decoy, lots of mirrors and books including a vintage “The Art of Star Wars” book, a deer antler hat rack, linens, Sunkist barrel, oak coat rack shelf, 1948 black table top phone, a pair of oak floor model candle holders, and lots of sterling and plated silver pieces including a nice 5piece tea set.
April 1, 2018
This week lots of great antique smalls came in, too much to unpack in one week. Some of the items we did get unpacked include: four sets of dishes; a 90 piece Noritake set-Laurel pattern, a 60 piece Enoch Wedgewood Tunstall set-green and white, a 48 piece Royal Doulton set-white with a silver rim, and a 28 piece Royal Crown derby set-blue Mikado. Lots of sterling silver and silver plate arrived including: flatware sets, odd pieces of flatware, a fantastic sterling cigar case, candelabra, candle holders, platters, salt and peppers, a communion set, entrée dishes, tea sets, a sugar shaker, mint dishes, candy dishes, and serving dishes. Antique furniture arrivals include:a small carved entrance bench-a photo is attached, a 1920’s walnut vanity and mirror by Malcolm, round wicker coffee table, English Oak gate leg table, a couple of coffee tables, bowl and pitcher stand, plant stands, some odd wicker chairs, assorted living room and dinning room chairs, and some odd stools. Some good cast iron pieces came in inclusive of decorative pieces, 2 tractor seats including 1 Massey Harris, and a pair of bench ends; in case someone wants a project. Odds and ends include: an adjustable shaving mirror, hat mirror, a lot of cups and saucers, large electric fireplace and mantle, a wash board, table top balance scale-marked Montreal, a framed needlepoint sampler, a floor lamp with a mica shade, a coca cola cooler, and assorted pictures and frames including a couple of nice paintings.
March 26, 2018
This week a large Springwater shipment arrived, check out our Reproductions page for details. Springwater arrivals include: ladder bookcases, clipper trunks, tilt bins, bucket benches, milk benches, tall sideboards, 3 cube cubby benches, 6 cube high cubbies, a cathedral mirror, foyer table, and a new item; a small 2 door bookcase called an Acadian cabinet. Everyone seems to like the new Springwater colours, so we’ve been stocking items in a greater variety of colours; eleven different colours in this shipment. A fantastic 7′ by 4′ live edge table turned up. And the parade of outdoor items continues, this week: 3 piece powder coated patio sets in three different colours-a photo is attached, retro loveseat gliders in red and white- a photo is attached, and cool wild animal themed fire pits. Antique arrivals this week include: a violin by Hinchcliffe- Ottawa, 1860 framed map of Canada west-approximately 12”x 16”, a drop leaf server, a pair of tub chairs, a small inlaid drum table, sewing cabinet, wicker pieces including; 2 chairs, night stand, plant stand, small cabinet, and towel cabinet, 3 trunks, super tool chest, elm dresser and mirror, walnut sofa table, half moon table, 3 corner table, 2 folding bar stools, 4 drawer painted dresser, extra wide chaise lounge, small home microscope, 2 chandeliers, assorted smalls including a lot of Royal Doulton figurines, a lot of crystal, and more.
March 19, 2018
An odd collection of reproduction furniture came in this week including the Cruz media units and end tables, Irish coast black olive servers, a funky three frame coat hanger, the Vintage media units, Irish coast African dusk chairs, nest of tables, and night stands. For details on these items check out our reproductions page. We’ve gotten so many requests for the Vintage media units that we’ve decided to make it a regular stocked item. Antique furniture arrivals this week include: one of the best oak singer sewing machines we’ve ever seen-a photo is attached, 2 Krug office arm chairs, 2 oval Victorian style lamp tables, 3 retro 50’s style chrome and red leather bar stools, 2 magazine tables, oak tea trolley, green plush velvet tub chair, a nest of tables, smoke stand, vanity bench, plant stands, storage stool, and 2 comfy bedroom benches. Some other interesting antique arrivals this week include:1920’s Art Deco glass and iron ceiling light fixture-a photo is attached, Large Ukrainian water urn, a quantity of cups and saucers, an assortment of books, a Tiffany style leaded lamp, a miscellaneous lot of china, a lot of pictures, frames, and paintings including 2 nice water colours, a candle stand, iron poker set, 3 closet mirrors, garden planter, a giant ceramic living room lamp, bowl and pitcher, a thunder mug and more.
March 12, 2018
This week lots of interesting antique smalls came in including: a sterling silver flatware set [setting for 8], a bunch of sterling candle sticks and candle holders, a nice Bohemian glass candle stick, lots of cups and saucers, a large Victorian cheese dish, a plated silver flatware set [setting for 12], a bunch of silver plated flatware and hollowware, cast iron scale, figurines, retro skates, 3 framed Barry Barnett prints, 5 nice old leaded glass windows and more. Antique furniture arrivals this week include: a National baby grand piano-photo attached, Canadiana pine sideboard-photo attached, large marble top wash stand, small oak hall seat, dough board end table, wicker sofa table, Knechtel tea wagon, a nice pair of walnut single beds, piano bench, spinet desk, maple Sklar dinning room server, iron and marble floor lamp, assorted chairs, rockers, and stools, drop leaf kitchen table and 4 chairs, folding iron and wicker privacy screen, a nice mahogany four poster bed, and more. We continue to bring in outdoor items in preparation for the warmer weather, which will come. Lots of Kinetic wind spinners came in, we have 12 different models including last years favorites and some new ones, a photo is attached. Also some fun outdoor items including: egg baskets, crab baskets, tricycle planters, heavy steel square planters in three sizes, 42” stars, Canadian flag on barn board, hanging wall plant stands, and of coarse a rusty beaver holding an axe. We drastically underestimated the pent up demand for pink flamingos, they have been our most popular item over the last couple of weeks, so we brought in another big batch. I think everyone is ready for spring!
March 5, 2018
A huge variety of new arrivals showed up this week including a new batch of wine bottle figures-photo attached, a cool 4 panel wall hanging navigation map of the world, French style iron base vanity bench, a large retro style bar made of acacia wood and metal, and the Cruz sideboard and highboard are back in stock-see the reproductions page for details. Lots of outdoor items came in including: 5 different types of arbours, garden gnomes including the bobblehead garden gnomes that were so popular last year, large and small bicycle planters, metal birds-owls, peacocks, cardinals, and of course we have blue jays. Some cool new outdoor metal animals came in: pigs and elephants-a photo is attached. Antique furniture arrivals this week include: a 5 piece Art Deco bedroom set, Canadian made console table with 2 leaves, maple student’s desk, sofa table chest, walnut bookcase table, scalloped walnut coffee table, Queen Anne library desk, cedar cedar chest, Eastlake platform rocker, and assorted chairs. Antique odds and ends this week include: an Art Deco table top radio, 4 trunks in various sizes, brass poker set, 2 different 400 day clocks, 1756 framed document, Eastlake blackboard, a selection of cross and olive crystal glasses, 4 early electrified candle lamps, 1 night light candle light, and assorted smalls inclusive of china and crystal.
February 26, 2018
This week we got in a bran new line of full length made in Canada bevelled mirrors in assorted colours-photo attached. The outdoor items continue to trickle in, this week hanging wall plant stands, iguanas, and of course lots of pink flamingos. Antique furniture arrivals this week include: a mahogany sideboard in excellent condition, wing chair, Vilas 7 drawer lingerie chest, ladder back school desk, retro blue velour arm chair and matching stool, pedestal farm table, assorted chairs, and an ornate French style table and six chairs in excellent condition-photo attached. A bunch of sterling silver pieces showed up this week, some of the highlights include a Victorian tea pot, 4 piece tea set, 3 piece cream and sugar, and assorted vases. Some antique odds and ends include: a 5’6” buffet mirror, a tiger oak bevelled mirror, horse yoke, a collection of 60 double prints, urn lamp, a pair of 3 arm wall sconces and 3 more pairs of 2 arm wall sconces, a pair of vintage steel living room lamps, 2 onyx coffee table lighters, a couple of royal doulton figures, assorted tins, a hand warmer, and more. The award for most unusual item of the week goes to a 1920’s double pedestal cast iron sink.
February 21, 2018
Sometimes things come around again, years ago we used to carry a popular line of resin figure lamps that got discontinued. We found a new similar line and the first arrivals showed up this week. A photo of a couple of the bears lamps is attached. There are many others including tulip lamps for those who remember them. We also got in some mosaic plant stands as the spring outdoor items continue to dribble in. A shipment of reclaimed wood furniture arrived from Vancouver including: 3 drawer night stands, writing tables, adjustable bookcases, coffee tables, and the large media units. We found a brand new line called Santa fee that is nice and very reasonably priced, the first samples showed up this week; a pair of night stands-photo attached. There will be more Santa Fee coming soon! Antique arrivals this week include: A Chippendale settee, sewing table desk, lots of coffee table books, 2 large pieces of etched glass, a nice folding youth bed, upright mahogany Victrola, pine electronics cabinet, ornate camphor chest, a nice dresser tray-photo attached, oval mahogany mirror, floor model champagne bucket on stand, and assorted smalls including an emerald green and gold filigree condiment set, floral pressed glass centre piece, pink depression glass pieces, and more. The award for most unusual item of the week goes to a woman riding a unicorn tulip lamp.
February 14, 2018
As the snow continues to fall, we are getting ready for spring at The Barn. Over the next couple of months, we will bring in all kinds of fun and unusual outdoor items, and the first few items showed up this week – planters and giant outdoor coolers made from recycled oil drums. A photo of a boat cooler is attached; spring will come. A shipment of icebox cabinets also arrived, including the media unit size, a server size, and a new large, tall size. Some oddball reproduction pieces showed up, including large cast-iron keys, round grey metal planters, and a funky blanket box with an iron latch. Our replica tin signs were our best-selling Christmas gift item this past season; we restocked them this week and got all kinds of new tin signs, including lots of funny signs, which were the best seller. Antique furniture arrivals this week include: a large Chippendale highboy – photo attached, a Canadian walnut cedar chest by Honderich, a hanging curio cabinet, a six-drawer wicker dresser, two nice walnut wine tables, a redone quarter-cut oak rocker with caned seat and back, an English roped edge buffet, an inlaid accent chair, a Queen Anne nest of tables, a small maple bookcase, an unusual refectory mahogany Duncan Phyfe table, a small pine bench with lift seat, a Chippendale footstool, assorted chairs, and a double-mirrored Art Deco wardrobe. Some of the antique odds-and-ends this week include: ammo boxes and a military helmet, a 1945 crock, a large oil painting, a pair of Wedgewood style lamps, a life preserver, a double planter, an early electric Majestic heater, a pair of crystal and brass wall sconces with clear and emerald green prisms, a six-light Capodimonte chandelier, assorted lamps, a large beer stein, and more.
February 7, 2018
This week a wide variety of antique lighting came in, including: a large crystal chandelier, colonial copper lamp, 8-light Capo de Monte chandelier, brass chandelier, banquet oil lamp, C.P.R. railroad lamp, Dietz barn lantern, an assortment of Aladdin oil lamps, interchangeable wall mount or table top oil lamp, plus a bunch more oil lamps. We also got in a fair bit of china this week: platters, vegetable bowls, a large Limoges platter, and a 75-piece set of Minton dishes. Antique furniture arrivals this week include: mahogany chest-on-chest and matching dresser with mirror by Huntley, set of 6 teak chairs, folding outdoor rocker, 4′ church pew, walnut dresser, walnut radio cabinet, ornate fireside bench, mid-century modern swivel leather chair and stool, pine Boston nursing rocker, pine blanket box, pine treasure box, ornate living room chair, pine blanket stand, teak dining room table, oak chest of drawers [great piece for painting], and a pair of unusual curved-back chairs. Some odds and ends from this week include: a medicine cabinet, oval bamboo center piece, Clairtone floor model stereo (working well), iron and brass scale-photo attached, various sets of crystal glasses including a funky gold rimmed set with decanter, a lot of LP’s, and a butter box.
January 31, 2018
This week we got in a large and very colourful shipment from Springwater Ontario- see the reproductions page for details. The ladder shelves are our best seller from Springwater and they keep selling out, so we got a bunch, in five different colours-photo attached. Other Springwater arrivals include: chimney bookcases, 6 cube cubby, clipper trunk, jam cupboard, tater bins, tall sideboards, milk bench, Haggerty side table, foyer table, and harvest tables. Antique furniture arrivals this week includes: large Victorian spinet desk-photo attached, 3 drop leaf tables, 5 drawer Florentine night stand, oval pine dining room table, pedestal farm table, solid walnut china cabinet, set of 6 ladder back chairs, tea wagon, solid walnut tall narrow curio cabinet with acorn motif, and a Lincoln style rocker. Other antique arrivals this week include: a collection of Satsuma and Japanese vases-photo attached, faux fireplace electric heater, working singer sewing machine and bench, assortment of paintings and pictures, large round cable reel [would make a cool coffee table, 3 seater toboggan, Italian musical jewelry box, flower pot on stand, assorted small brass pieces, 2 mini easels, a pair of cherub table lamps, candle holders [wall and table top], a slide rule, and assorted smalls. The film companies bought out all our old pine boards last week, so we brought in another lot.
January 22, 2018
The lost shipment of reclaimed wood furniture showed up this week as did a regularly scheduled shipment-a two for one! We’ve restocked some items we were sold out of, the Irish coast three drawer night stands, small dining room table, and the small bookcase with adjustable shelves[Check out the reproductions page for details]. Other Irish coast reclaimed arrivals include: media units, servers, large sideboard, coffee and end tables, and a couple of items we haven’t been able to get for years, the Irish coast wine rack-photo attached, and the Lifestyle two drawer file cabinet. Antique furniture arrivals this week include: a refinished 9 piece oak dining room set[buffet, china cabinet, table and six chairs], piano stool, Duncan Fyfe drop leaf coffee table, walnut Chippendale sideboard, round empire lamp table, magazine rack, 2 what knots, Chippendale roped edge end table, 3 piece very large rococo coffee and end table set, late Victorian pump organ by Dominion-Bowmanville Ontario, teak buffet, round oak kitchen table on legs, and 3 rocking chairs. Other antique arrivals this week include: a pair of pewter wall sconces, a collection of lighters, 3 sets of andirons, large wine barrel, pair of ornate wooden lamps, pair of brass pillar lamps, floor lamp, 2 funky large framed pictures, and a Capo de Monte chandelier. It was a big week for Rentals at The Barn we saw folks from Anne of Green Gables, Designated Survivor, Shadow Hunters, Lock and Key, Impulse, Franklin-movie, and even The Toronto blue Jays rented a couple of pieces for their Winter Fest at Rogers centre. As long time Blue Jays fans we thought that was pretty cool!
January 15, 2018
This week a shipment of reclaimed wood furniture showed up from Vancouver, lots of office furniture: large desks, small desks, and file cabinets. We’ve restocked the Irish coast blanket box and a couple of new items: the Tofino dinning bench, and the Campestre modern coffee table-photo attached. Antique arrivals this week include: a black manual underwood typewriter, brass Williamsburg light fixture, 2 guilt mirrors[1 round, 1 rectangular], Hans Halbach painting, 2 brass lamps, a top hat, tools, wash board, a lot of antique kitchen utensils, books, German tremolo concert harp, oval and rectangular Victorian picture frames, framed needle point, miscellaneous silver plate including some miniatures, tins, lighters, a Dutch sailboat lamp made from a wooden shoe, brass tea pot on stand with kerosene lighter, and appropriately some framed winter scenes. More chandeliers and wall sconces were put on display in brass, bronze and crystal. We even brought in some antique furniture including: a Gibbard table desk, pair of French arm chairs, pair of oval oak lamp tables, square oak kitchen table, rocking chair, set of 4 hoop back kitchen chairs, and an oak draw leaf table. We have included a photo of the most unusual item of the week, we’re not sure what to call it, sculpture thing is what we’re going with for now.
January 10, 2018
The cold weather delayed a shipment of reclaimed wood furniture this week, it’s in a rail car somewhere. At The Barn we always have a large inventory of antique pieces that are not in the building, so we just brought in more antique pieces. Some great pieces came in including a rare 85 inch long inlaid mahogany Sheraton sideboard-a photo is attached, its a big one. Lots of great electric and candle lighting came in including: a large Tiffany style ceiling fixture with 8 curved panels, large rod iron candelabra that stands on the floor, Louie XV chandelier, cast iron 6 light medieval ceiling fixture, luster lamps, girandole candelabras in brass and bronze, and lots more lamps and lights. Other antique arrivals include: a walnut camel back sofa-photo attached, regulator clock, hump trunk, 2 pillars-76” tall, 2 school desks, Art Deco campaign style drop front desk, small painted bookcase, mahogany leather top drum table, round walnut pedestal lamp table, library hall table, 3′ x 5′ mahogany office desk in nice condition, oak medicine cabinet, nest of 3 outdoor wrought iron tables, pair of Louie XV style chairs, pair of Queen Anne mahogany lamp tables, portable singer sewing machine-it sews well we checked, 1960’s Sea breeze tape recorder and lots more. The award for most unusual item[s] of the week goes to an antique porcelain diaper pail and child’s bath tub.
January 3, 2018
We hope everyone survived the holidays, stayed warm and didn’t get buried in snow! During the holidays we get about two weeks where we don’t received any shipments of new or refurbished items. That means we have more room to bring in antique pieces. Highlights include: a terrific three piece inlaid European parlour set-photos attached, several round and oval kitchen tables including one made of quarter cut oak, set of 4 north wind press back chairs, a collection of copper kettles, a chunky modern drop front desk, gone with the wind lamp, wooden mortar and pestle, large pair of blue and white china lamps with marble bases, set of 4 iron chairs with wood seats and backs, a nice pair of Louie XV style arm chairs, wall console and mirror, sewing table, swivel office chair, pine drop leaf table, assorted chairs and rocking chairs, vintage record player, mirrors, and assorted china, crystal and copper pieces. We also keep bringing in new lighting fixtures from the remains of an antique lighting store we bought out a while back. We keep getting asked for small church pews, so we dug one out and brought it in-photo is attached. Here’s wishing everyone a great 2018!
December 19, 2017
The Barn will be open seven days a week through the holidays, closed: Christmas day, boxing day, and new years day. We will return to regular hours the week of January 8th. This week we received a shipment from Springwater, Ontario-see reproductions page for details. Springwater new arrivals include: ladder shelves, window mirrors, double flip panel coffee table, high legged buffets in 3 colours-black, white, and berry over black-also known as red, long milk benches, jam cupboard, and a new item-the Bahut sideboard [photo attached]. Also a big shipment from Vancouver arrived with a couple of new items-the Campestre modern sideboard and the Remix dinning room table which has a mid century modern feel. Lots of claimed wood pieces including: bookcases, nest of tables, benches, media units, harvest table, coffee table, end table, and a small sideboard. Plus more-the Cruz media unit, Alfresco console tables, Vintage coffee and end tables, and a large Alfresco sideboard-I said it was a big load. Antique arrivals this week include: a collection of great old cameras-photo attached, an accordion, retro princess phone, wooden mortar and pestle, assorted copper pieces, oak table top Victrola, large milk can, wine carboy, 2 octagon windows, fisherman’s lamp, more light fixtures, mirrors, and a tree stump planter. Antique furniture arrivals include: small mission oak bookcase, set of 4 north wind press back chairs, 4 balloon back chairs, 2 school desks, 2 sewing tables, 2 small oak bookcases, 2 piece pine corner hutch, and various tables and chairs. This will be the last update for the year so we would like to wish everyone a happy and safe holiday season! Updates will resume in January if the creek don’t rise.
December 12, 2017
This week a batch of our Barn made benches got finished-photo attached. We have 3,4,5, and 6 foot in stock. A pair of totem poles showed up, as did a collection of hand carved jewelry boxes-photo attached. Some of this week’s antique furniture includes: a nice oak chevelle mirror, pine armoire, pair of primitive hall chairs, parlour table, king size spooled headboard, semi Victorian oval dining room table with 3 leaves, 5′ long low bookcase, pair of round mid-century lamp tables, Victorian needlepoint chair, pair of funky steel bar stools, Vilas chest of drawers, and lots more lamp tables and chairs. Lots of smalls got put out this week including sets of crystal glasses, assorted china, tools, figurines, planters, and lots of odd ball stuff. Some of this weeks other arrivals include: a solid wood rocking horse, a rocking elephant, 2 beer signs, large brass bucket, dressing mirror, wall sconces, 2 floor lamps, bowl and pitcher, snow shoes, large Bisque figure, white French style mirror, pair of outdoor lights, black iron poker set, assorted framed prints, a terrific large guilt frame with a not so terrific painting in it [would make a great mirror], and a brass planter. This week we have a tie for the strangest items of the week: between a copper antelope and a collection of 15 miniature pencil sharpeners.
December 4, 2017
This week we got in a bunch of cowbells, because everyone needs more cowbell. A table made from a great antique door arrived-photo attached. Also a really cool Rococo style bookcase and a large reproduction icebox sideboard came in. We brought in lots of antique smalls this week including: a 42 piece dinnerware set, a collection of crystal paper weights, a collection of brass, lots of copper pieces, toys including 101 games with crokinole-because who can’t use that, a large hanging coach light, a vintage coca cola phone, assorted china and crystal including a nice candy dish. Antique furniture this week includes: a set of 6 walnut gunstock chairs, 2 folding titanic chairs, Victorian needlepoint chair, 2 bentwood arm chairs, pair of metal barstools, small ladies cylinder desk, piano teacher’s chair, a Victrola-photo attached [made in Canada], brass poker set, footstools, pair of carved French lamp tables, blanket stand, chinoiserie curio cabinet, step back Victorian dresser, oval pine mirror, hanging wall what knot, ash tray stand, pair of relaxing Asian influenced chairs, large galvanized tub, and lots more chairs. The award for strangest item of the week goes to a double dolphin brass sculpture.
November 29, 2017
Signs, signs, and more signs came in this week-pub signs and neon signs and lots of them. Lots more stuff to hang on the walls showed up-Framed prints, pictures, and mirrors including a funky large round mirror. Two of our largest reproduction pieces were restocked this week-the large Lifestyle office desk and the large sideboard in Smokey brown. See the reproductions page for details. Lots of great things to sit on came in this week including: a faux leather wing chair in perfect condition, Oriental corner chair and tub chair-photo attached, primitive desk chair, primitive arrow back rocker, set of 4 rush seat chairs, 6 mission walnut chairs, saddle bench, high back Windsor chair, Art Deco vanity stool, Victorian chair, French needle point chair, French tapestry chair, and 4 south western theme Canadian made bar stools. Some of this weeks other antique arrivals include: a pair of demi loon night stands-a photo is attached, early German cradle, doll buggy, Victorian washstand, crystal Christmas tree ornaments, pine bellows coffee table, 2 child’s chairs, copper umbrella stand, plant stands, marble base trilight floor lamp, wooden step ladder and step stool, smoke stand, bicycle planter, 3 wash boards, 2 shaker lamp tables, candle stand, primitive lamp table, assorted crystal glasses and smalls, wall sconces, wicker picnic basket, and more. The award for the strangest item[s] of the week goes to a lot of primitive washing tools.
November 21, 2017
This week we got a large and eclectic shipment of reproductions from Vancouver. From the Irish coast line we received credenzas, large sideboards, and three drawer night stands. From the Vintage line, coffee and end tables. File cabinets came in from the Lifestyle line. And for good measure Cruz sideboards, and Alfresco sofa tables showed up. Please check out the Reproductions page for more details. A container showed up from India and we got some cool new stuff: cowbells, handcuffs, lanterns, serving trays, plant stands, a mercantile scale, coach lamps, large cast iron keys, coats racks, and a large wooden mug-a photo is attached. Some items are old, some are new, and some have been refurbished. A terrific seven foot live edge table arrived. We also got in more ice box cabinets, the 2 and 3 door media unit sizes. Some of the other antique arrivals this week include: three different types of what knots [corner, flat, and an oriental wall what knot], sewing machine table, tea wagon, 4 drawer chest, pair of Royal Doulton figure lamps, assorted frame prints and paintings, mini parlour table, Victorian breakfast table, small tilt top table, a lot of antique tools, trunks, silver and Wedgewood blue light fixture, assorted chairs, and brass mail slot and door knocker combination. But the award for strangest item of the week goes to a stainless steel meat slicer.
November 14, 2017
This week we brought in a formal mahogany 9 piece dinning room set, its Duncan Phyfe with shield back chairs, and in excellent condition. A rare deal came up this week. We bought the remains of an antique lighting store. We just started sorting through it, but we’ve already found over 100 solid brass candle wall scones[they would be great for a backyard patio], 30 pairs of electric wall sconces, assorted candle sticks and candle holders, pewter lamps, carved wood lamps, brass and crystal lamps, chandeliers, assorted ceiling light fixtures, pillars, and for good measure a champagne bucket lamp. We haven’t put it all out on display yet. It will come in gradually as we sort through it. A photo is attached of the first batch of wall sconces we put out on display. A large collection of yard sticks arrived-a photo is attached. Lots of antique tools arrived, farming tools, horse neck yokes, logging tools including a great peavey, a scythe, pair of hames, wood working tools, and a pair of cast iron hand forged ice tongs. Some of this weeks other antique arrivals include: 2 fire screens, and 2 poker sets, a 3 seater toboggan, oak record cabinet, Queen Anne vanity and stool, Welch dresser, leather top drum table, Large sterling candy dish, 5′ tapestry, wicker settee and rocker, collection of antique tins, French upholstered settee, canvas prints, cups and saucers, large sideboard mirror, assorted chairs, mini child’s tea set, assorted china, and even more chandeliers, light fixtures and lamps. I can’t remember the last time we had this much great lighting in stock!
November 6, 2017
Halloween is over, so this week we brought in lots of Christmas items. There are snowmen, Christmas trees, reindeer, snowflakes, stars, Noel signs, sleighs, and trains-a photo is attached of a few of the items. Not sure why trains are Christmassy, but they are. Our best selling Christmas gift item two years in a row has been the wine bottle figures, we’re guessing tin signs or blue jays might take the lead this year[see the reproductions page for details]. The final call for Christmas orders for many of our lines are over next few weeks. So if you need it for the holidays, don’t delay. Lots of great lighting at the moment, this week 7 more chandeliers arrived as did pairs of lamps, odd lamps, lanterns, and a floor lamp. Some of this weeks antique furniture arrivals include: a mahogany spinet desk, Chippendale coffee table-photo attached, 4 oak arrow back kitchen chairs, small maple bookcase, wicker desk and chair, and a nice refinished oak buffet that weighs a ton-we deliver! Some of this weeks odds and ends include: 2 cast iron Dutch ovens, a quantity of crocks, assorted silver plate hollowware, 1940’s working mantle radio, a clarinet, pair of oak mirrors, framed prints, large rag rug, Ohaus table top scale, player piano rolls, suitcase trunk, stop sign, Kriegs Beh 8x60 WWII binoculars, grease guns, gas cans, and various car related items. But the award for strangest item[s] of the week goes to a collection of tribal masks.
October 30, 2017
This week we received a Springwater shipment-see reproductions page for details. New Springwater arrivals include: ladder shelves, chimney bookcases, tall sideboards, boat bookcases, clipper trunks, coat racks, and assorted cubbies. We also got a shipment of reclaimed wood furniture from Vancouver including: coffee tables, harvest tables, chairs, and sideboards. A couple of funky reproduction pieces came in, a live edge coffee table with a cast iron cart base, a 5 foot tall suit of armour, and an unusual coat rack. We bought out an end of line this week, 11 different types of jewelry holders -photo attached. We thought they would make excellent inexpensive Christmas gifts. Our new funky figures line called Mariposa was a hit, so we restocked and expanded it. There are flying birds butterflies and dragons-photo attached. As well as elephants, hippos, horses, lots of jewelry boxes, Buddha, what can only be described as skull and cross bones type items, and totem poles -photo attached. Some of the antique arrivals this week include: a pine dry sink, wrought iron vanity and mirror, hand painted blanket box, double wide bookcase, lots of silver plate, tools, milk and pop crates, gas cans, large decorative fans, rugs, assorted odd chairs, syrup jug, round oak table with 3 leaves, window frames, block and tackles, brass summer screen, candle holders, bellows, brass lamps and planters, radio flyer car, wicker desk and chair, copper pots, clay water jug, White Rose lubricant pail, Deilcraft coffee table, depression night stand, buck saw, electric wall mount faux fireplace heater, and more.
October 24, 2017
Far too many items arrived this week to be listed, so I will just mention some of the highlights. We restocked the tin signs again, we have tripled our inventory of tin signs, lots of new ones. The art glass vases sold out again, so we restocked and expanded the line. We also got another shipment of tiffany style lamps, and metal outdoor birds- cardinals and flying eagles. A huge variety of antique items arrived this week including some items that we rarely see, and lots in perfect condition, highlights include: Royal Mariner ships clock and barometer, lots of sterling silver flatware including a complete 12 piece place setting, a complete 8 piece place setting, carving sets, a brush and mirror set, a presentation set, lots of odd flatware pieces[warning sterling silver is our fastest selling item these days and some of the items listed will be sold by the time this update gets posted], mint folding clothes wringer and stand, oak jewelry box, cool horse tricycle, youth bed, hand painted boiler, cast iron wood stove in perfect condition-photo attached, wool winder, doll buggy, hump trunk, oak press back child’s rocker and high chair, miniature florals, cranberry glass, cups and saucers, figurines, cross and olive glasses, iron planters, brass easel, nail barrel, cigar boxes, porcelain Buddha, chandeliers, a pair of sideboard lights, 2 large framed paintings, ash tray stand, framed blackboards, gas cans, decoys, and a bronze door insert. Some of the antique furniture includes: sideboards and dinning room tables in walnut and mahogany, rolled oak 2 piece hutch, farm table, Art Deco dresser and cedar chest, walnut vanity and mirror, oak highboy and mirror, 4 drawer maple dresser, tredle table, quarter cut oak round table and 6 chairs, plant stands, 2 small teak folding tables, and lots lots more.
October 16, 2017
A pair of terrific domed leaded windows showed up this week-photo attached. The icebox cabinets are back, and we have a new size-photo attached. We worked out a deal to get the large Irish coast night stands that were discontinued last year, and they’ve finally arrived! [photo attached] The lifestyle file cabinets in African dusk are back in stock. Another great lot of sad irons showed up this week, I think we have all of them at this point. Some fun arrivals this week include: sets of handcuffs[which always sell quickly, not sure what that means], life preservers and life preserver mirrors, a funky repro coke cooler, gas cans, military helmets, some cool iron flower pots, lots of sap buckets, wall coat racks, and a musical rocking horse. Some of the antique arrivals this week include: 2 crystal chandeliers, oak double bed, walnut double bed, 1970’s pecan armoire, cutlery chests, assorted mirrors, small pine bookcase, coat rack, 4 outdoor iron chairs, trunks, a pair of bedroom lamps, small walnut bookcase, corner plant stand, walnut vanity bench, lots of tables [ oval dining room, night stands, oval coffee, pedestal, wicker entrance, outdoor, Victorian, lamp, and hall], and more.
October 10, 2017
There seems to be no end to the warm weather and to the amount of new arrivals at The Barn. Lots of beds came in this week including a single mahogany pineapple bed, double spool bed, a nice pair of single poster beds, and an art deco double bed. The art glass vases have proven to be popular, so we got a bunch more-photo attached. We restocked the blue jays, roosters, and hall trees, a strange combination to be sure. A new batch of the tiffany style lamps arrived, the rooster lamps are back as are many of the old favorites, and some new models, a photo is attached of as many as I could light up in one power bar, there are more. Other arrivals include: cast iron pieces-kettle, hitching post heads, and planters, a leaded window, lots of framed pictures, china-Limoges, paragon, and others, records-lots of LP’s, brass floor lamp, crystal glasses, bed tray, 1867 mantle clock, tools, assorted antique lamps, and a nice brass wood box. Some of the other antique furniture arrivals this week include: a round oak table with 3 leaves, Chippendale vanity bench, poudre vanity, mahogany vanity, pantry cabinet, oval dinning room table-2 leaves, wicker towel stand, sofa table, sewing cabinet, black dinning table, oval lamp table, a nice wash stand, ornate Chippendale pedestal table, lots of chairs including: 4 Windsor style, oak office arm chair by Krug, living room finger roll chair, a pair of accent chairs, 6 maple chairs by Roxton with a matching round table and 2 leaves, and more.
October 4, 2017
This week a brand new line of funky figures arrived [giraffes, elephants, skulls, tribal masks, motorcycles, elephants, Buddha, and many more]. Also, new trinket boxes, flying birds and butterflies-photo attached. As well there were hand carved bowls and mushroom tables, photo attached. A ton of antique pieces came in this week, we didn’t way them, but it must have been at least a ton. Some of the non furniture antique arrivals include: lots of crystal glasses and decanters, assorted crystal pieces, tools, china, 3 chandeliers, silver and silver plate including a huge amount of flatware, 3 lots of 2” thick braded rope-very popular for nautical themed rooms, a collection of sad irons, ash buckets, cast iron pots, a pair of candelabras, 2 cast iron Quebec boat wood stoves, railroad spikes, wash boards, 3 pairs of hand turned lamps, and more. Antique furniture arrivals this week include: large European pine armoire, oak wash stand, 2 small bookcases, work bench, walnut dresser and mirror, Victorian slipper chair, a big comfy leather chair, 2 living room chairs, 4 drawer dresser, magazine table, pine night stand, Victorian parlour table, half moon table, black vanity and mirror, 5’x8′ rug, 2 rockers, oak school desk, child’s roll top desk and chair, large trunk, oak library desk, Duncan Fyfe tea table, walnut vanity, drop leaf table, walnut dinning room table, a pair of caned side chairs, and more.