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.
October 15, 2018
The tree coat racks from a few weeks ago were a big hit and sold out quickly so we got in another batch this week. You can scroll down this page to the September 24th update to see a photo. For the vain among us 10 mirrors came in this week, from small to quite large in various styles and colours. Antique furniture arrivals this week include: a fantastic double solid cherry poster bed, oak table desk, blue wicker chair, country French side chair, Victorian needlepoint gentleman’s chair, Kroehler chest of drawers, mid-century modern table and chairs, outdoor vegetable table, red hall tree, child’s rocker and chair, 2 different oak dressers and mirrors, small French provincial curio cabinet, set of 4 country Empire caned seat chairs, and more. Lots of crystal and glass came in this week including: sets of glasses, large and small bowls, vases both large and small, candle holders, baskets, bells, sets of plates, frogs, and even a juicer. Miscellaneous arrivals include: an Eaton tredle sewing machine, oak Victrola with records-photo attached, window mirror, storm window, 4 square metal planters, lots of paintings including some watercolours, pair of Asian lamps, swag lamp, assorted light fixtures, and assorted smalls. Assorted smalls comprised of: rock and soapstone carvings, assorted silver plate pieces, assorted china pieces, brass and copper pieces, figurines, and more. The award for the most unusual item of the week goes to a pin dish with a cat figure sitting in the middle, because who doesn’t need one of those.
October 8, 2018
Chaos reigned at The Barn this week. Film and television production is a big part of our business, which has been busy lately. This week alone we have furniture and props out to six different productions, and that creates some chaos with so much coming and going, and coming back. If you come in to purchase something that you saw previously, and you can’t find it, it’s always good to ask because your piece might just be out on a rental. Amid all the chaos we managed to bring in some fresh antique furniture including: a kidney vanity desk, a double mahogany poster bed, mahogany chest of drawers, dovetailed pine blanket box, nest of tables, assorted lamp tables, wicker plant stand, cast iron and wood park bench, Victorian chairs, a pair of finger roll chairs, oak table desk, old pine one board treasure chest, Queen Anne needlepoint footstool, and more. The more includes a rare large ornate cherub console and mirror. It has a marble top, its from Italy, and is something we don’t come across very often-a photo is attached. Miscellaneous arrivals this week include: oil lamps, 3 brass poker sets, a crystal chandelier, irons and trivets, trunks, needlepoint pictures, 2 sailboat oil paintings, sleigh, swag lamp, iron garden pieces, and lots of china dishes including a Bavarian tea service, Aynsley set, and 2 different Hutschenreuther sets. If you are watching TV and want to play spot the furniture from The Barn, this weeks productions were: Murdoch mysteries, Workin moms, What we do in the shadows, American gods 2, Scary stories to tell in the dark, and the sequel to ”It” which I believe will be called “The drive thru”.
October 1, 2018
This week a big shipment arrived from Springwater, Ontario. Its all solid pine and there are dozens of colour options available for order. Check out our Reproductions page for more details. Springwater arrivals include: sawhorse desk, milk benches, tall sideboards, tater bins, bucket benches, ladder shelves, 3 and 5 hook coat racks, 3 door sideboard, plank shelf, Canada Flag, lots of assorted cubbies and cubby benches including a new cubby sideboard, and a new $95 occasional table. Two new colours in this shipment: cotton white, and vintage huron. We also got in a large batch of tin signs; lots of old favorites and lots of new ones as well. They were our best selling Christmas gifts last year for under $20, especially the superhero signs for the kids, and the funny ones for the cranky relatives. More furniture arrivals this week include: Gibbard solid walnut vanity and stool, chest of drawers, and double bed- all in excellent condition, a pair of walnut twin beds, vintage teak table and chairs, pine blanket box, oak library table, mahogany night stand, inlaid saddle bench, Victorian settee in excellent condition, Mersman end table, small round gilt table with glass top, Gibbard mahogany lamp table, and more. Some of this week’s odd ball items include: a large barn door, a large mission style light fixture, two 4 panel Asian folding screens, large brass tray and folding table stand, 3 unusual canes, 8′ Restaurant & lounge sign, brass umbrella stand, 5 gallon open crock, 3 soapstone carvings, biscuit barrels, assorted plates and cups and saucers, a good pair of shutters, assorted lamps, lots of assorted smalls, and more. The award for the most unusual item of the week goes to a 1930’s string holder from a butchers shop.
September 24, 2018
This week the first samples of a new line of tree furniture arrived, including: coat racks made from tree trunks, indoor/outdoor table and 4 benches, and a porch bench. Two great wall phones showed up, a 1960’s pay phone with keys, and an oak wall phone in mint condition. Furniture arrivals this week include: a fireside bench, early 1800’s primitive bench, walnut office desk, a pair of swivel bar stools, pine 2 door bookcase, small mahogany inlaid corner cabinet, corner wicker hamper, record cabinet, walnut cedar chest, inlaid nest of tables, shabby sheik round coffee table, umbrella stand painted white and more. Lots of chairs this week including: a set of 6 with rush seats, 2 arrow backs, 2 chicken coop, 2 bamboo with arms, 2 early press backs, Victorian ladies chair, and more. Even more cool stuff includes: 3 framed Oakville and Bronte prints, a great apple ladder, assorted paintings, cheese box, 2 toboggans, grandfather clock, 48 piece set of Ironstone dishes, reproduction spinning wheel, 2 trunks, fire screen, folk art pieces, 2 pine door mirrors, miscellaneous smalls, and more. Lots of lighting came in this week including: 2 bridge lamps, 5 assorted chandeliers, marble lamps, floor lamps, pairs of lamps, and of course lots more.
September 17, 2018
After a long wait the Irish coast bedroom furniture is back! Photos of the chest of drawers, the dresser, and the queen bed are attached. We have three sizes of night stands to match in stock; photos can be seen on our Reproductions page. It will be in stock only while quantities last. We’ve also got the Vintage coffee table back in stock. It can also be seen on the Reproductions page. More furniture arrivals this week include: a bonnet chest with mustache pulls, Imperial Loyalist maple sideboard, small oak bookcase, inlaid nest of tables, a pair of Asian lamp tables, red leather bedroom chair, child’s caned bentwood rocker, black parlour table, walnut cedar chest, child’s roll top desk, an unusual sized Eastlake washstand-would make a great oversized night stand, and more. More arrivals this week include: a large cast iron poker set, brass and irons, Art deco vanity mirror, carved mirror, 2 framed Linda Thompson prints, antique coffee grinder-we haven’t had one in a while, assorted books and records, assorted silver plate including a nice tea set, cool tool box, assorted crystal and china, and more. A 12 volume do it yourself encyclopedia from 1956 came in, in case anyone wants to see how people did it themselves 60 years ago. When you’ve been around as long as we have sometimes pieces come back to you. There used to be a funky 8 legged console table in the Irish coast line. It got discontinued about a decade ago. One of our customers is downsizing and we bought back an 8 legged console table. You can see first hand how well the Irish coast line holds up over time.
September 10, 2018
This week we brought in a fantastic 8 piece French inlaid satinwood bedroom set; a photo is attached. A collection of 11 doors came in, ranging from the 1920’s to the 1960’s. Antique furniture arrivals include: an excellent Duncan Phyfe banded dinning room table with 2 inserts and heat pads, walnut chifforobe, Chevelle mirror, drop leaf mahogany sofa table, a medium size oak office desk, set of 4 pub chairs, a low Chippendale curio cabinet, a pair of semi porcelain pedestals, a Mexican pine armoire, a couple of parlour tables, iron and wicker table and 4 chairs, 4 piece white bamboo kitchen set with bevelled glass tops, white bamboo glass top coffee table, walnut depression style drop leaf table, and assorted chairs. Some odds and ends this week include: an old wagon-Jetliner #38, a batch of framed Bartlett prints, some decent picture frames, 2 coal scuttles, a vanity mirror, brass umbrella stand, tater bin, bread box, sewing box, chandeliers, assorted framed paintings, ox yokes which make great plant hangers, and more. Not lots more this week just more.
September 3, 2018
Exclusive! The Cintra collection is finally here, photos are attached. We have the coffee and end tables in two colours, as well as the nest of tables, and we have them exclusively. All certified reclaimed wood to go with the sideboards and dinning tables that are already in stock. We’ve been getting many requests for small TV units, so we’ve brought back the small lifestyle TV unit. It’s only 34” wide and its on wheels- a photo is attached. We’ve also restocked the large Irish coast end tables. Check out our Reproductions page for more details. Lots of antique sewing related items this week including: spools, knitting needles, and unusual spool with bobbins on it, stick shuttles for weaving, etc.. Antique furniture arrivals this week include: 2 different pairs of walnut night stands, Gibbard magazine table, vanity/desk, small mahogany coffee table, large 2 piece provincial cabinet, a small primitive child’s bench, a fantastic period corner cabinet, cherry gateleg table, primitive blanket box, and more. More new arrivals include: an Underwood typewriter, a collection of cast iron miniatures, lots of cups and saucers, miniature tools, an unusual wooden treasure box with leather handles, a heavy hand forged cast iron anchor, a tennis ball poker set, some sterling silver flatware, assorted framed prints and paintings, a couple of dark green Wedgwood pieces, assorted ceiling light fixtures, a collection of cast iron wall and floor registers, 15 small guilt frames, and lots more.
August 27, 2018
Lots of rare and unusual smalls this week including: a collection of vintage beer trays and ash trays-a photo is attached, a fireman’s helmet and 3 bronze firehose nozzles, 4 wooden tennis rackets, assorted folk art pieces, 3 pewter milk jugs marked 1825, an unusual brass lamp with hanging clock-a photo is attached, and a large brass swan sculpture. A large collection of vintage kitchen items arrived: jars, bottles, cooking crockery, cast iron pieces, a large brass jelly pan, meat grinders, mason jars, rolling pins, etc.. Furniture arrivals this week include: a bergere chair with matching stool, a down filled wing chair, corner chair, porcelain top table, a dainty drop front desk, 3 child’s chairs, narrow drop leaf table, mahogany coffee table, a spooled drop leaf end table, magazine display rack, wicker night stand, pine armoire, lots of assorted tables, cedar chest, lots of assorted chairs, a mahogany wine table, solid walnut Gibbard queen size bed, child’s desk and chair, and lots more. Even more odds and ends include: a bunch of vases and planters, some Blue Mountain pottery, a terrific pair of cast iron book ends, a brass 3 way screen, old milk crates and wood boxes, a portable typewriter, a pair of wind mill scene lamps, a collection of jack knives, a rosewood Empire mantle clock, figurines- Hummel’s and Royal Daulton’s, assorted china, and lots more. The award for most unusual item of the week goes to a working 1930’s easy bake style child’s oven.
August 20, 2018
We got in five large cast iron cauldrons with lids this week. Perfect for anyone doing a production of Macbeth. Someone even made bases with wheels for them, because what good is a cauldron if its not mobile. Lots of sterling silver flatware this week, including two large sets. Furniture arrivals this week include: an Empire bonnet chest, a nice oak hall tree, 2 walnut servers, a table desk, a terrific oval Empire parlour table, a pair of outdoor chairs, a spice rack, a Louie XV style needlepoint arm chair, a walnut china cabinet, a large tall cd cabinet, a small needlepoint footstool, 2 Primitive type servers-a photo is attached, and more. The Irish coast nest of tables were restocked, and a bunch of pieces from the Vintage line came in. Please see our Reproductions page for details. More cool stuff this week includes: a great 1920’s rewired slag lamp, 2 large framed needlepoint scenes, a tapestry, a large round galvanized tub, an unusual curved top buffet mirror, a printer’s tray, a Budweiser clock sign, assorted crocks, a pair of beaded vintage hanging lights, a brass fan style summer screen, a large heavy Swedish copper poker set, 2 tredle Singer sewing machines, assorted cups and saucers, 2 large framed 1970’s paintings, assorted sets of crystal glasses, assorted silver plate flatware, a lot of mason jars, the heaviest pair of fire dogs we’ve ever come across, and lots more.
August 13, 2018
A collection of milk cans showed up this week, as did cast iron pieces galore including the nicest Christmas tree stand we have ever seen. It’s a little early, I know. A collection of crocks came in this week, we have had a crock shortage lately-not anymore! Antique furniture arrivals this week include: a walnut tea wagon, a set of 6 press back chairs, a nice set of 5 gunstock chairs, a mahogany settee, a mahogany china cabinet, a vanity stool, a primitive pine drop leaf table, a primitive hall table, a set of bamboo shelves, a large hall bench-a photo is attached, a 5 piece Vilas bedroom suite, an empire bookcase, a slipper chair, and assorted odd chairs. Some odds and ends this week include: a model ship, assorted cameras including a movie projector with screen, an oval guilt framed print, assorted prints comprised of Norman Rockwell and Paris scenes, a silver plated candelabra, a pipe set, oil lamps, a bronze figure, a Smith corona portable typewriter, assorted china including several partial sets and one complete service for 8, and lots more. The award for the most unusual item of the week goes to a really cool leather holster and fake revolver. It would make a great start on a Halloween costume. I know it’s early for that too!
August 6, 2018
This week a brand new line arrived from Montreal, all made of reclaimed wood and iron. Two photos are attached, the first arrivals include: a large icebox style sideboard, a large media unit, a coffee table, a dinning table, and a really cool sliding barn door wine cabinet. Some of the pieces are very similar to the line of icebox cabinets we used to carry, in addition there are lots of new styles. The last of the bobblehead garden gnomes came in this week. This will be the final batch of the season. When we run out there will be no more available until next spring. We also restocked the outdoor horses and pigs to go along with the elephants. Lots of odd pieces of sterling silver showed up, as did a Wallace sterling flatware service for 10. Lots of cool antique odds and ends this week including: butter boxes, cheese boxes, sealers galore, a coal scuttle, a stained glass window, cast iron pulleys, Asian style boxes and containers, 5 tractor seats, cast iron pots and a roaster, tools, a hand carved dough bowl, lots of small leather bound books, 1/2 size trunk, 2 mantle clocks, 4 paintings, and a large pair of the ugliest lamps we have ever seen-they will make a great movie prop. Some of this weeks antique furniture arrivals include: a carved Elizabethan library table, an Empire library table, and oak tea trolley, a vanity desk, a piano stool, a sewing cabinet, a nice steno chair, a pedestal, a really nice whatnot, plant stands, a sofa table, and assorted parlour tables.
July 30, 2018
A shipment of reclaimed wood furniture arrived from Vancouver this week including: Irish Coast 3 drawer night stands, blanket boxes, media units, and servers. In our newest collection-Cintra, we have restocked the small sideboards, and the first of the extension dining tables showed up. A set of 22 oak arm chairs came in from a restaurant that was being renovated, as did two great 7’4” stained glass windows-photos of both are attached. A collection of farm implements came in, including: a fence puller, branding irons, forging tools, etc.. A large quantity and wide variety of smalls were put out on display including: cups and saucers, assorted china, miniatures, silverware, hollowware, crystal, figurines, lots of matchbox toys, sap buckets, and lots of unusual pieces. More arrivals this week include: a nice 3 piece carved coffee and end table set, 3 floor lamps, a copper boiler, an Art Deco cedar chest, excellent wardrobe trunk, a pair of bedroom lamps, unusual slanted copper wood box, a singer sewing machine, assorted light fixtures, an Art Deco sewing cabinet, an iron and wood school desk [ patented 1897 Preston, Ontario], a square corner table, a mantle clock, a wooden fruit crate from Australia [not something you see very often in Ontario], and lots more.
July 23, 2018
This week a large football player bronze by Jim Davidson showed up, as did two grandfather clocks-photos of both are attached. Antique furniture arrivals this week include: a mission drop front desk, 2 wicker chairs, metal outdoor cart, oak hall umbrella stand, a vintage kitchen table, a primitive drop leaf table, 6 leg parlour table, a narrow gate leg table, a set of 4 Victorian inlaid bridge chairs, a press back nursing rocker, multiple plant stands, a rare vestibule chair, a small maple bookcase, Ethan Allen queen size poster bed, an ornate carved console and mirror with marble top, a child’s chair, a tea wagon, a Spanish style folding screen, and more. A lot of assorted miniature china arrived this week including a bunch of Elizabeth II pieces for all you Anglophiles out there. All kinds of mirrors came in this week as did a pair of French doors. More odds and ends include: a 50 piece set of Limoges china, a brass fire screen, a large brass fireplace surround, a hand painted toy box, a pair of crystal lamps, a blackboard, an odd crystal lamp, assorted glass and china, and more. It’s too humid to pick out a most unusual item of the week, at The Barn we always root for an early fall.
July 16, 2018
We have had a nice run of artwork at The Barn lately and it continued this week with 2 signed and numbered Walter Campbell prints, a lovely watercolour lighthouse scene by James A. Mitchell, and 15 assorted etchings. A photo is attached of a lot of keys that arrived this week, keys are very popular and always sell out quickly- be warned. Lots of stuff to sit on came in this week including: 2 swivel office chairs-1 Krug, a cast iron outdoor bench painted blue-a photo is attached, a 3 piece outdoor bistro set painted green, 3 bamboo bar stools, a nice pair of hall chairs, and an unusual pair of oak side chairs. A photo is attached of an Asian portable brass noodle cart and an oak wall phone in excellent condition that showed up this week. Other antique arrivals this week include: a great iron and wood wheelbarrow, a large sterling silver fruit bowl, a pair of Victorian lusters, a cedar cedar chest, an Asian style chest, a retro chest of drawers, a large milk can, an oak entrance table, an oak parlour table, a nice walnut vanity, a pair of marble top lamp tables, two sets of canoe paddles, and lots more. The award for most unusual item of the week goes to a four headed Beaver gumball machine.
July 9, 2018
There was more outdoor arrivals this week including 2 bistro sets, a cast aluminum table and chairs set, an arrow back porch bench, outdoor candle holders, and some metal wall art. Two terrific hand coloured prints by Hy Sandham showed up this week. They are from The Canadian Illustrated news dated 1870 and 1871. Antique furniture arrivals this week include: 2 mahogany china cabinets- one is inlaid-a photo is attached, a pine and iron coffee chest, a Queen Ann vitrine, an oval tea table, a bow front Victorian dresser, Victorian washstand, Art deco cedar chest, primitive pine blanker box, assorted chairs and bar stools including a pair of needlepoint Victorian chairs, an unusual table desk, Queen Ann lamp table, and a retro recliner and stool. Lots of good antique smalls arrived this week, a photo is attached of some of the extras that we didn’t have room for so we put them in a wardrobe. There is lots more including: 3 box fulls of antique and vintage cameras, Lots of cups and saucers [Coalport, Royal Albert, Hammersley, Aynsley, Wedgwood, Imari, Royal Grafton, Royal Stafford, Royal Winton, Limoges], assorted china, a Capodemonti style lamp, a pair of crystal sideboard lamps, and 2 mid century Nippon lamps. Even more arrivals include: a nice working tredle sewing machine, lots of cast iron candle holders, a steel log holder, iron poker set, three 1930’s typewriters including a Remington in a case, and a shabby sheik door. The award for most unusual item of the week goes to a 5 piece Sunday school teacher’s station.
July 2, 2018
This week 2 sets of Birks sterling Louie XV flatware came in, a 50 piece set and a 77 piece set. They could be combined to make one fantastic large sterling set-a photo is attached. We often buy out full and partial estates, and sometimes do to the large number of new arrivals every week they wind up going into one of our warehouses and don’t get put out on display for months or even years sometimes. Two months ago we bought out a large estate full of fantastic French antiques, the first piece finally came in this week, a Louie XV desk-a photo is attached. More pieces will come in eventually! Other antique arrivals this week include: a Russian samovar, an English oak student’s desk, portable typewriter, a pair of crystal bedroom lamps, a nice walnut cedar chest, retro maple student’s desk, half moon table, walnut magazine rack, 2 outdoor cement bird baths, 11 small pulleys, a large Russian kettle, red leather finger roll chair, leather top coffee table, lots of silver plated flatware, small bookcase, a funky pair of blue Victorian bedroom chairs with fringe, a set of 6 oak kitchen chairs, 9 drawer cherry dresser with mirror, and lots more. We sold out of the bobblehead garden gnomes again, so we got in another batch, pretty soon everyone in the neighbourhood is going to have one. And outdoor elephants are back in stock!
June 25, 2018
A big shipment of reclaimed wood and new furniture showed up from Vancouver this week including: dinning room tables and chairs, benches, media units, a writing desk [all from the Irish Coast line], Cruz benches and a dinning table, a Workshop bar-a photo is attached, and a couple of new items; a Renaissance dinning table that is 8′ long, and a Postman wall décor. The Postman wall décor is a cool multi divided box for displaying knickknacks. The Cintra sideboards were a hit, so we restocked them in both the large and small sizes. Details for many of these items can be found on our Reproductions page, or you can come in and have a look. More outdoor items showed up this week including: a 3 piece bistro set, urns, iron bird baths, another big batch of metal birds[flamingos, pelicans, herons, and cranes], and a pair of cast aluminum planters with funky plastic trees and LED lights-a photo is attached. Antique arrivals this week include: some Canadiana pine pieces[dry sink, wash stand, and large 2 door jam cupboard], a Chippendale kneehole desk, a walnut chest of drawers, a lot from The North American Furniture company of Owen sound [ a chest of drawers, a dresser and mirror, and a large shaving mirror], a decorative 1950’s ice cream maker, a crockery umbrella stand, a spectacular wicker table with a large round glass top, 6 x 5′ pieces of iron fencing, a wardrobe trunk, assorted chairs and mirrors, and a lot of vintage tools.
June 18, 2018
Tis the season, more outdoor arrivals this week including metal owls, frogs, parrots, pelicans, roosters, and three baby owls on a branch-a photo is attached. The bobble head garden gnomes have been a big hit, so we got in another batch this week, and a whole bunch of new smaller gnomes as well-a photo is attached. Antique furniture arrivals this week include: a fantastic oak Jacobean twist fern stand, 2 nice inlaid Hespeler commodes with matching mirrors, 2 oak library desks, 2 cedar chests[1 walnut, 1 Art Deco], a princess dresser, trunks, an extra large toybox, 3 terrific 1/4 cut oak and leather side chairs, a half moon table, an open bookcase, and lots of assorted mirrors. Antique odds and ends this week include: a large pair of Capo de Monte lamps, a bowl and pitcher, a nice supply of old tools, some polished copper pans, buckets, a magazine rack, a pair of large cast iron brackets, 2 cross cut saws, a civil war bayonet, a guitar, iron wine rack, iron log holder, iron garden décor pieces, a lot of straight razors, copper and brass planters, a fire screen, assorted china including some odd tea pots and tea sets, and lots more. A photo of the most unusual item of the week is attached: a vintage baseball set in a glass and wood display case.
June 11, 2018
This week a load of solid pine furniture came in from Springwater Ontario. Springwater is one of our oldest suppliers. All their finishes are water based, a wide assortment of colours can be ordered upon request. Springwater arrivals include: tall sideboards in 4 colours, tater bins, milk benches, bucket benches, 3 & 5 hook coat racks, a sawhorse desk, a panelled coffee table, wooden Canadian flags, ladder shelves, 2,3,&4 cube cubbies, and new items including a Farmhouse cabinet, a funky plank shelf coat rack combo, an Orr curio cabinet, and a new sideboard in grey over black. Lots of antique lighting came in this week including: 3 crystal chandeliers- one had a matching wall sconce, an unusual oil lamp, a pair of figure lamps, and lots more desk lamps, table lamps, and pairs of lamps. Chairs and ladders showed up including rung ladders, step ladders, Windsor chairs, fiddle back chairs, a fantastic inlaid slipper chair, and lots more chairs. Even more antique arrivals include: an oak wall phone, lots of large and small prints and paintings including some water colours, copper kettles and boilers, lots of cups and saucers, sealers, cigar boxes, 2 lots of antique tools, 2 student’s desks, an oak adjustable school desk, a cast iron pedestal sink, a brass clock, assorted cast iron pieces, 2 iron fire screens, assorted mirrors and smalls, 4 cabinet doors, a primitive tobacco cutter, and lots more. The award for most unusual item[s] of the week goes to 5 LePage communion sets in oak cases, patented 1896 Toronto- a photo of one is attached.
June 4, 2018
This week we got in a big batch of replica tin signs, some old favorites and lots of new ones. The humorous signs are our best sellers so we stocked up, other arrivals include: superhero, video game, coke, beer/wine/alcohol, cabin, garage, vintage advertising, farming, automotive, and many others that defy categorization. We brought in a bunch of odd antique bedroom pieces this week including: a walnut dresser and mirror, a mahogany dresser and mirror, 2 Eastlake dressers-one with a mirror, and a small oak chest of drawers. Other antique furniture arrivals include: a nice solid walnut server, an equally nice oak rocking chair, pedestal lamp table, oval lamp table, a trunk, arrow back deacon’s bench, folding bookcase, wicker chairs, a leather top kneehole desk-made in Collingwood, tea table with tray, serving table with tray, and an oval roped edge tea table. More antique arrivals include: lots and lots of cups and saucers, a gone with the wind lamp, a retro sleigh, a box of antique eye glasses, a Perfecto 30lbs. scale, lanterns, planters, candle holders, large vases, a wash board, a pair of candle lanterns, assorted crystal, 2 ash cans, assorted lamps, and lots more. The award for most unusual item of the week goes to a parlour croquet set in a wooden box, its for playing croquet on a table top.
May 28, 2018
More great new outdoor items arrived this week including teak benches and coffee tables-a photo is attached, pairs of faux finished urns-a photo is attached, very colourful metal roosters, wicker chairs, and a pair of glider chairs. Our most popular new giftware line is called Mariposa, and we got a shipment this week. It’s all solid wood and hand carved, arrivals include: lots of jewelry boxes, tribal masks, cats, dogs, ducks, skulls, motorcycles, happy Buddha’s, and more-a photo is attached. Way too many antique arrivals this week to list everything, but some of the highlights include: a primitive pine double flour bin cabinet, a French style rotary phone, oval mahogany banded coffee table, Gibbard solid walnut queen bed, mahogany drum table, a sleigh, a nice pine coffee table and matching hall table, walnut smoker, 2 bronze figures, chandeliers and candelabras, a brass fire extinguisher, a single pine bed, a nicely framed nude painting, assorted smalls including a cruet set, crocks, Asian themed china and lots more, plus lots more furniture. We know from the feedback we get that many of our customers read this page regularly. It is written once a week as a recap of new arrivals, however many items sell in their first week and never get mentioned on this page. As an example some of the items that arrived this week and have already been sold include: a collection of outdoor cement statues and fountains, a collection of Royal Doulton figurines, and lots of smalls and furniture. So if you want to get your hands on the newest items you have to come in regularly, or if there is something specific you are looking for leave your name in our request book and we will give you a call when it shows up.
May 21, 2018
Lots and lots of new outdoor items this week, some photos are attached. New outdoor arrivals include: funky wall planters- fish and turtle, garden benches, tete a tete benches, a pair of cool floor model lanterns, pairs of steal planters, tree stump planters, 2 black wicker chairs, 3 iron planters, 2 brass planters, 2 iron and wood chairs, and a galvanized beer tub that would make a great planter. We’ve also restocked some outdoor items that had sold out: bobble head garden gnomes, metal elephants, pigs, and horses which are a new addition. A bunch of large framed painting and prints came in, many with nice guilt frames. Lots of lighting show up including: a Maria Christina style crystal chandelier, 2 floor lamps, an exceptional glass desk lamp, a figurine lamp, a pair of electrified oil lamps, and a pool table light fixture. Other antique arrivals include: a mint condition solid cherry games table, a carved clover leaf table, a 3 tier mahogany table, a spool lamp table, a large steamer trunk, a child’s wooden wagon, a bunch of gilt mirrors, a Canada dry crate, umbrella stand, assorted smalls including a bunch of large vases, three tongue and grooved barn doors and lots more.
May 14, 2018
It was one of those weeks at The Barn, everything that was supposed to show up got delayed. When that happens we just bring in more stuff from storage. A note to everyone who has been waiting for some of our more popular outdoor items that we are sold out of, they should be in sometime this week. We brought in a bunch of framed prints and paintings including 2 water colours and a large print of frolicking baby angels-I’m not kidding. Another batch of cups and saucers showed up this week, there is quite a selection in stock at the moment. Grab them while they last, they won’t last past wedding season. Two manual typewriters arrived, a Remington and an Underwood. Other antique arrivals this week include: an oak fireplace mantle, an unusual wicker chair with a wooden base, a funky red hump trunk-a photo is attacked, a pair of pine ladder back chairs, a kidney shaped French provincial server, a bunch of odd chairs including a mid century modern arm chair, a wicker laundry basket, a folding iron plant stand, a maple school desk and chair, a couple of pieces of outdoor cement décor, 2 metal watering cans, some decorative iron pieces, and more. The award for the most unusual item of the week goes to a large set of diesel engine and mechanical books in a wooden case.
May 7, 2018
The big storm knocked down some trees at The Barn, and as I’m writing this we still only have partial power, so we just brought in new stuff in the dark. This week before the storm a shipment of reproductions arrived from Vancouver which included pieces from our two newest lines: the large Cintra sideboard and the Santa Fe display cabinet, photos of both are attached. Other arrivals include: Alfresco large sideboard and console table, Irish coast nest of tables in sundried, servers in African dusk, and the small coffee table in black olive. Check out our reproductions page for more information. Lots of antique chairs showed up this week including: Chippendale, rosewood, 6 oak dinning chairs that had a refectory table to go with them and many more. Other antique arrivals include: an oak umbrella stand, an Imperial loyalist chest of drawers, a pair of vintage goalie pads, a Queen size brass bed, another assortment of cups and saucers, 2 brass fire extinguishers, a heavy iron basket, a postal scale, and a hardware scale stamped Hamilton, a French style night stand with an unusual hidden door, 2-5′ rustic benches, a large outside door, a small one door walnut bookcase, decanters, a lava bowl with pump, some depression glass, a brass poker set, a push mower in time for spring in case you are old school, and lots more. Hopefully the power will be fully restored soon because shopping in the dark makes it hard to match colours.
April 30, 2018
The cup and saucer junkies have been getting their fix at The Barn again this week. A big batch of cups and saucers came in including: Paragon, Aynsley, Hammersley, Grosvenor Jackson & Gosling, Royal Chelsea, and more. Antique furniture arrivals this week include: a French Empire marble top commode-a photo is attached, a crank oval Victorian dinning room table with 2 leaves, 1/4 cut oak sideboard with leaded glass doors, a press back rocker, walnut china cabinet, Primitive buffet and hutch with white paint crackle finish, Victorian server, a large French style pine armoire-a photo is attached, and a set of six inlaid mahogany chairs. More arrivals this week include: 4 crystal decanters, a leaded glass window, a rocking horse, a collection of photo frames, a 49 piece Limoges luncheon set, a lot of 23 Britains Ltd. toy soldiers, lots of sets of crystal glasses, a galvanized boiler, 2 large ornate silver plate trays, some nicely framed prints, leather bags and purses, a complete set of barn door hardware, a fireplace fender, 2 really nice antique faux fireplace inserts, a couple of china tea pots, a carved wooden bust, and lots more.
April 23, 2018
It looks like spring may have finally sprung, and just in time some outdoor metal birds showed up: owls, pelicans, and woodpeckers to go with the blue jays, cardinals, peacocks, pink flamingos, and many more we already have in stock. Some of this week’s antique furniture arrivals include: a terrific large rolled oak bow front cabinet-a photo is attached, a pair of surprisingly comfy wing chairs-a photo is attached, a rustic wash stand, mid century modern vanity stool, a set of 6 ladder back chairs, wicker lamp table, adjustable cast iron and wood school desk, a nice Empire rocking chair, a carved oak court cupboard, and a steamer trunk. More antique arrivals this week include: a 1920’s Remington typewriter, crystal and marble centre piece, a lot of antique tools, an attic spinning wheel, a gone with the wind oil lamp and assorted oil lamps, jewel and trinket boxes, assorted framed oil paintings, sad irons, crystal vases, cloisonné, assorted china including an Aynsley 7700 cobalt blue and gold floral place setting, 5 piece silver plate tea service, tiffany style table lamp, Wedgwood condiment set, assorted lighting fixtures including a swag lamp and bronze and crystal chandeliers, another barn door, ceramic urns, an early cast iron apple peeler, and lots more. The award for most unusual item of the week is a tie between an 18th century bone cork screw and a set of 1914 bath tub taps.
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!