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.
If anyone feels like having a Victorian Christmas we’ve got you covered. A bunch of Victorian upholstered furniture arrived this week including: 2 recently reupholstered sofas, a lovely lady’s and gentleman’s chair set, a platform rocker, and assorted chairs. Photos are attached. A lot of large Asian ceramic pieces came in this week including: lamps, ginger jars, a garden seat, vases, and figures. Antique furniture arrivals this week include: French inlaid lamp table, 5 piece white French provincial bedroom set, rock maple hutch, Victorian mahogany shaving mirror, assorted lamp tables, wash stand with harp, hall tree coat stand, sewing cabinet, 3′ x 5′ signed harvest table, large brass slipper box painted black, magazine table, 3 unusual pedestals; 1 pair, 1 barley twist, and more. More arrivals this week include: wood pop crates [Coca cola and Canada dry], 5 piece silver plate tea set, marble base floor lamp, large milk can, a collection of tools, unusual pottery vase, crystal lamps, a brass fireplace surround, 2-1940’s lunch pails-made in Canada, assorted framed prints, and more.
This week a batch of mirrors arrived in oval and rectangular, bevelled and not bevelled, gilt and not gilt. Lots of lamps came in, including: 7 oil lamps-a photo is attached, 2 brass lamps, 2 pairs of marble and crystal bedroom lamps, 2 milk glass lamps, desk lamp, and a pair of figurine bedroom lamps. More new arrivals include: a collection of 30 assorted brass and iron trivets, 400 day clock, wooden step ladder, Bluenose ship in a case, 3 recessed Asian shadow boxes, a collection of crystal glasses plus some extra crystal pieces, assorted framed prints and paintings, a lot of canes and walking sticks, wall phone, crocks and a crockery foot warmer, wool winder, 2 piece jewelry box, a lot of antique wood planes, cast iron chimenea, cast iron planter, a 12 piece setting of silver plate flatware, assorted flatware, 5 piece silver plate tea set, assorted silver plate serving trays, and more. Antique furniture arrivals include: 3 wine tables;2 with leather tops, Chippendale coffee table, oak office chair, 3 seater mid century wicker settee, pair of oak school chairs, pair of Windsor arm chairs, pair of Kroehler corner drop leaf end tables, French arm chair, kitchen tables, reupholstered chaise lounge with slip cover, single Chippendale bed, and a terrific oak Arts and Crafts rocking chair.
The Vintage coffee tables are back in stock, a photo is attached. This will be the last batch for the year, grab one while they last! A shipment of reclaimed wood furniture arrived from Vancouver this week. We stocked up on dinning tables and chairs which are always popular this time of year. Included in the shipment were small Lifestyle desks. We’ve been sold out for a while, they are back. Check out our Reproductions page for more details and photos. Antique arrivals this week include: Baccarat crystal decanter, oak singer tredle sewing machine, a collection of diecast metal trucks, a quantity of kitchen utensils, a batch of wooden crates-a photo is attached, 40 piece luncheon set of Indian tree dishes, wooden ladders 8′ and 12′, vintage Spartan sleigh, Oak gramophone signed Frank Stanley Toronto, 2 floor lamps, 3 bronze wall sconces, assorted chandeliers and ceiling light fixtures, large brass charcoal iron, crocks, alabaster candle light fixture, a tool box, and more. Antique furniture arrivals include: a spectacular Victorian bonnet chest-a photo is attached, Canadiana lap desk, walnut gateleg dropleaf table, modern inlaid oval dinning table and 6 chairs, French provincial dinning table with leaf, porcelain top bake table, set of 4 Victorian side chairs, oak office arm chair, Queen Ann footstool, and an unusual ornate gold and floral console table. The award for most unusual item of the week goes to a silver plated double sided professional barber’s razor sharpener.
This week a fantastic marble and alabaster Art Nouveau signed figure lamp and column showed up. Its the type of piece that doesn’t come on the market very often these days. The column lights up; a photo is attached. A shipment of reclaimed wood furniture arrived from Vancouver. The shipment was mostly special orders for customers and items we are stocking up on for the busy holiday season. However there was a new item, the Settler chest of drawers. There is a large Settler line of bedroom furniture that can be special ordered, and now we have a sample. Just in time for the first snow we brought in a sleigh, 3 and 4 seat toboggans, and a cutter sleigh. Antique furniture arrivals this week include: a pair of lime green Victorian cameo chairs, pair of oak hall chairs, set of 6 oak dinning chairs, set of six French provincial dinning chairs, round oak table with a leaf, a nice small 3 drawer oak dresser, folding card table and 2 chairs [we get asked for these a lot], piano bench, large wicker trunk, assorted bar stools, walnut dropleaf table, iron and wood plant table, and more. Some of this weeks odds and ends include: a quarter cut oak serving tray, a pair of wall sconces, half a dozen assorted chandeliers, a quantity of silver plate holloware, framed prints, 23 piece set of Royal Sometuke Nippon china, oil lamps, and more. The award for most unusual item of the week goes to a vintage framed “Ripley’s believe it or not” TV show poster from the 1980’s hosted by Jack Palance and his daughter Holly Palance. Yes some stuff from the 1980’s is now considered vintage. I feel old.
This week a shipment of solid pine furniture arrived from Springwater Ontario. Springwater arrivals include: 3 and 4 food bucket benches in a variety of colours, tall sideboards, cubby benches, ladder shelves, Haggerty side tables, tater bins, plus some new items-the Killarney chalkboard, and a $95 table in three colours with your choice of curved or tapered legs. Lots of Christmas items were put out this week, a photo is attached. As always the coolest holiday gifts come from The Barn and we are well stocked. Antique furniture arrivals this week include: a flamed mahogany kneehole desk, Gibbard solid walnut tea wagon-a photo is attached, mahogany dresser and mirror, Art Deco chest of drawers and matching dresser and mirror, rocking chairs, coffee tables, a nice Queen mahogany bed, walnut chest of drawers, oval Victorian lamp table, Victorian ladies chair, assorted French and Victorian chairs, and more. Lots of lighting fixture this week including: a bronze chandelier, Alabaster candle chandelier, crystal chandeliers, swag lamp, and some hallway light fixtures. Even more new arrivals include: a 90 piece set of Limoges china, a quantity of crystal pieces, 12′ x 15′ Oriental rug, 3 new and rebuilt motors, 8′ apple ladder, large wine jar, assorted antique ladies hats, porcelain sink, assorted tools, a Ronson lighter, and of course an enormous gilt framed print of a Gothic auditorium.
We are past Halloween, which means we are putting out lots of items for holiday entertaining. If you want to have a fancy diner party we’ve got you covered with: platters, entrée dishes, cake servers, chafing dishes, deviled egg serving trays-yes people still do that, carving sets, cutlery, bowls galore, vases, candelabras, glasses for every kind of alcohol you wish to imbibe, even knife rests-if you want to get really fancy. Antique furniture arrivals this week include: a rifle cabinet, mahogany night stand and lamp table, small Asian black lacquered cabinet, funky Queen Ann faux gilt end table, 4 drawer file cabinet, pair of walnut side chairs, sewing cabinet, Eastlake needlepoint chair, dropleaf fax table, oak office desk, rush seat stools and bench, set of 6 oak dinning chairs, 4 panel folding screen in excellent condition-a photo is attached, small open bookcase, unusual primitive coffee table with carved sides, and more. More arrivals include: 14 cups and saucers, an assortment of tools, lots of Limoges pieces, a bunch of silver plate pieces, 2 barn lanterns, wine jugs, Wedgwood pieces, assorted crocks, primitive flour scoop and butter bowls, a silver plate meat dome for those with flare, miniature brass pieces, pair of Tiffany style table lamps, crystal chandelier, a lot of newspapers 1930’s to 1960’s, a very cool oversized “Golden leaves Canada’s past” booklet from Canada’s centennial, and lots of assorted smalls. A photos is attached of a one of a kind desk and chair from last week, we thought it was pretty cool, not sure why it didn’t get in last weeks update. And the award for most unusual item of the week goes to a handblown pigeon’s blood crystal pear.
Another shipment of natural form tree furniture and accessories showed up this week. There are a bunch of funky tree parts on stands-a photo is attached. They are great conversation pieces. Also some large pieces of driftwood arrived. Lots of bowls and trinket boxes came in as well, a photo is attached. Tree furniture included: a desk and chair, lots of benches, and a unique and bizarre outdoor sink and mirror combo. Lots of great smalls came in this week including: a pair of sterling and crystal hurricane candle holders, sterling silver [mint dish, fish plate, toast rack, candle holders, creamer, and pitcher], lots of silver plated hollowware and flatware, Onyx [figure, candle holder, clock, and cool swan box], lots of heavy cut glass pieces, assorted crystal pieces and sets of glasses, a nice pair of ornate pickle cruets, coloured glass and china odds and ends, a large ceramic vase, assorted tools, a French style phone, mirrors, miniature antique toy trucks, and more. Two signed framed winter scene prints arrived, as did prints of barns ironically. Antique furniture arrivals include: banded dinning room table with 3 leaves, large blanket chest, French accent chair, wicker rocker, trunks, mahogany dresser, needlepoint chairs, t-back chairs, set of 4 country primitive chairs, kitchen steps, mint condition golden oak buffet and hutch, swivel oak office chair, small walnut drop leaf end table, and more.
This week a large shipment arrived from Vancouver with pieces from six different lines we carry, arrivals include: Cruz dinning tables and benches-a photo is attached, vintage coffee tables, Workshop bars, Lifestyle large bookcases, Black olive Irish coast coffee table, and Irish coast African dusk-writing bureaus, 3 drawer night stands, rectangular dinning tables, and the round dinning table with a jack knife leaf-a photo is attached. Check out our Reproductions page for more photos. A bunch of new Christmas gift items arrived including: map of the world-a photo is attached, large peacock paintings, vanity benches, wooden replica ships wheels, Funky owls, frogs, dogs, and elephants. Just in time for winter we bought out an end of line on hall trees, some cheap options for hanging coats are in stock. A large amount of sterling silver showed up including: 68 piece Louie XV Birks flatware set, 2 brush and mirror sets, 17 piece grooming set, powder dish, pair of candle sticks, tooth pick holder, gravy boat, assorted bowls and dishes, and lots of flatware. Antique furniture arrivals include: a terrific Eastlake oak hall seat, mahogany dresser and mirror, walnut chest of drawers, 3 footstools-1 needlepoint, 2 small Arts and Crafts bookcases, half moon table, small tilt top table, walnut magazine table, wicker rocker, Hitchcock commode, oval reeded nest of tables, cricket table, pine treasure chest, and more. More new treasures included: 14 Royal Daulton figurines, vintage signs, needlepoint sampler, 2 Lladro figurines, Toby mugs, wooden boxes, carboy, lots of framed paintings and prints, and a bunch of nice mirrors.
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.
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”.
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.
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.