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.
Lots and lots of great occasional furniture came in this week including: Louis XV inlaid hall table and lamp table-not matching, Duncan Phyfe nest of tables, a really cool walnut muffin stand, mahogany bachelor’s chest, 5 drawer silver chest that looks like a bachelor’s chest, inlaid vitrine, 3 drawer French night stand, walnut magazine table, spooled corner whatnot, oval marble top table, a nice mahogany parlour table, oval and round lamp tables, pair of rush seat chairs, pair of faux bamboo vintage Regency chairs, Fruitwood Canterbury magazine rack by Baker, Louis XVI settee, and more. Two different 360 degree curio cabinets arrived, one round mahogany, the other octagon and painted silver. A photo is attached of a 3′ x 6′ general store sign, we rarely get signs this large. Lots of lamps showed up including a pair of Cloisonné style table lamps. Some odds and ends include: inlaid shaving mirror, folding sewing cabinet, chrome and marble floor lamp, 2 large porcelain vases, table top weigh scale, Victrola, poker set, cast iron pots, multiple thread winder, assorted mirrors, a couple of nice gilt frames, and a couple of nice paintings in gilt frames, assorted sterling and plated silver, 4 Murano glass style figures, 92 piece Bavaria set of china, 43 piece Coalport-Pageant set of china, and more.
This week we received an extremely colourful shipment from Springwater, Ontario. A photo is attached of a few confederation over black pieces, it’s our most popular colour lately. Check out our Reproductions page for more photos. Springwater arrivals include: tall sideboards, tater bins, ladder shelves, clipper trunks, bucket benches, milk benches, plank shelves, and assorted cubbies. Some items we have in stock in as many as six colours, all Springwater items can be ordered in 30+ different colour combinations. Metal indoor/outdoor birds have become a hugely popular item for us, there are three batches coming for spring. The first batch showed up early and included: 3 types of post mounted owls, roosters, parrots, flamingos, and peacocks. A new line of lanterns arrived with the birds-a photo is attached. More reproduction arrivals include: ship’s wheels, folding plant stands, and framed maps of the world. Some of this weeks antique arrivals included: an oak sideboard with mirror, small oak carved corner cabinet, onyx cigarette box, 3 Dresden porcelain calling card trays, 2 nice mahogany mirrors-1 oval, porcelain umbrella stand, floor lamps, walnut umbrella stand, assorted silver, and lots more. This week’s most unusual item[s] is the first lot from a very unusual collection- a photo is a attached. Bee smoker, Parker beading tools, large hay rake, milk and oil cans, gas and anti-freeze cans, ammonia gas mask, croquet set, torch tools, butter churn, and a 17th century wine/juice press are a few of the items.
Every once in a while a terrific rare piece comes in that needs a lot of work. Often in the winter you will see someone by the fire working on such a piece. A photo is attached of an oak Arts and Crafts stacking bookcase/desk combo, it was a mess when it came in, but it turned out great. Its the kind of piece we only come across every couple of years, so it was worth all the time we put into it. Lots of great china arrived this week including: an enormous quantity of cups and saucers, 84 piece Minton set-12 of everything, 59 piece Coalport Indian tree set, 49 piece H & K Tunstall set, Royal Doulton figurines, Wedgwood pill box, Parson Brown Royal Doulton ash tray, Nippon demitasse set, and some odd pieces. More arrivals include: a bunch of table lamps, 3 Moorcroft pin dishes, an assortment of crystal and sterling perfume bottles and scent testers, small jewelry box, collection of 7 lighters-3 Zippo, 2 wooden ladders, assorted gold, sterling and costume jewelry-not something we usually get, a cool rustic Asian hall table, Empire sideboard, Art Nouveau umbrella stand, unusual 19th century Art Nouveau bronze 6 light chandelier, rustic kitchen table, a lot of sterling silver flatware including a set for eight, assorted silver plate flatware and hollowware-which has been extremely popular lately, maybe its back in, and lots more.
This week a shipment of reclaimed wood furniture arrived from Vancouver including: large Lifestyle desks, Irish coast Round and rectangular extension dinning tables, and Lifestyle writing bureaus. All items are in African dusk, check out our Reproductions page for more details. The Cintra medium extension dinning table in Sundried was part of this shipment as well-a photo is attached. Antique furniture arrivals included: a rare three section walnut barrister’s bookcase, oak sideboard with mirror, rustic two door sideboard, another rare piece-14 drawer oak table top cabinet with metal drawer inserts, wall hanging curio cabinet, 8 piece oak Jacobian dinning room set with pedestal dinning table-3 leaves, and a pair of funky pink tufted chairs-a photo is attached[ chairs like these usually wind up on a movie set]. A collection of wall scones arrived, both electric and candle powered-a photo is attached. Some odds and ends include: a collection of 29 yard sticks, a Moorcroft cobalt floral vase, an assortment of large framed prints and paintings, carved wooden base floor lamp, a pair of large wood working clamps, 5 tiffany style light fixtures, a 32” x 56” unusual gilt mirror, and more. As winter has finally set in we are scheduled to receive our first shipment of outdoor items for spring next week. Only three weeks until pitchers and catchers report to spring training!
Lots and lots of antique furniture came in this week including: a great Victorian wash stand, Empire chest of drawers, ladies spinet desk, Lloyd’s loom child’s rocker, Art’s and craft’s rocker, walnut cedar chest, round oak dinning room table, nice medium size hump trunk[would make a great toy chest], Louis XV style loveseat, pair of Louis XV side chairs, Louis XV living room arm chairs, walnut tea trolley, games table, magazine tables[1 Gibbard], Canadian made loveseat, small maple student’s desk, 3 piece banded Duncan Phyfe coffee and 2 end tables set, and more. More new arrivals include: an assortment of silver plate hollowware, barometer, 1940’s Remington Rand working adding machine, parlour lamp signed Richards, hand made double size quilt, ornate brass candle holders, assorted paintings, fire screen, mahogany oval mirror, assorted chandeliers and light fixtures, large Asian porcelain fish bowl on stand, and more. A silver plate meat dome came in this week. It is the third one we’ve had in the last few weeks. Prior to this we haven’t had one in at least a year. The other two have been sold, so grab this one before we don’t see another one for a year. The most unusual item of the week is a complete vintage Tasco microscope set in a dovetailed wooden box. It comes with salts, a bunch of instruments, measuring devises, and instructions. It looks like it has barely been used.
We are resuming regular updates now that everyone has more or less recovered from the holidays. Far too many items have come in over the last few weeks to list. Some of the highlights include a collection of railroad lanterns [ CN, CPR, And Deitz ]. They came in with a couple of pairs of cool ice skates and an old pulley, we took a photo -it is attached. Than a couple of days later another batch of railroad and traffic guard lanterns came in, more CN and CPR. The replica tin signs sold so well that we got in another big batch just before Christmas; lots and lots of new humorous signs and many old favorites. Also some new wood signs and some tin railroad themed signs in case anyone has a Sheldon in the family. More new arrivals include: lots of antique lighting, an assortment of primitives, all kinds of cups and saucers, some great antique tools including 4 rare tool boxes, a large Buddha, wooden crates, and a redone folding tub stand and wringer combo. A few of the antique furniture highlights include: an unusual quarter cut oak hall bench, an exceptional pair of Victorian needlepoint ladies’ and gentleman’s chairs, full size walnut secretary desk, Gibbard campaign style night stand, some unusual Asian pieces, Victorian corner whatnot, flamed and banded mahogany sideboard on legs, corner curio cabinet by McLagan-Stratford, Ontario, cedar chests and blanket boxes, tables galore [coffee, end, hall, and dinning], and lots more. A bran new Crosley Lancaster entertainment center arrived. And that’s just the highlights!
Merry Christmas, joyous Kwanzaa, belated happy Hanukkah, joyful festivus, happy new year, and a merry whatever else you may be celebrating this season! To help accommodate holiday shopping we will be open 7 days a week, 10 am until 5 pm through January 8th, with the exceptions of Christmas day, boxing day, and new year’s day, when we will be closed. If the smell of the fireplace and The Barn doesn’t put you in the Christmas spirit than you’ve definitely got your Grinch on. A batch of Barn made benches got finished this week. We have them in 3′, 4′, 5′, and 6′. A photo is attached. We keep getting asked for them, so we brought in a whole batch of vintage Christmas decorations. We also brought in lots of great smalls and antique furniture this week, far too much to list. New items will come in daily throughout the holidays despite this being the last update for the year. New updates will begin again in January. Attached to this update is a photo of the most unusual item of the year; an outdoor sink and mirror tree thing-for lack of a better description. I’m pretty sure we are never going to see another one like it again. We would like to thank everyone for a busy 2018, it’s much appreciated. Here’s hoping we all survive the holidays and we’ll see you in 2019!
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.