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.
In the May 6th update we mentioned that a bunch of large oversized items came in that week, and we joked that the next week we might get a bunch of miniatures. Well it took a few extra weeks, but we just got in one of the biggest collections of miniatures we have ever had, and many of them are high quality[Aynsley, Paragon, Herend, Wedgewood, etc.]. We took a photo of some of them while they were being sorted, it is attached. An enormous quantity of antique pieces arrived this week, some of the highlights include: a collection of 5 kaleidoscopes[a photo is attached], oak barometer, fantastic Underwood typewriter, lots of paintings, carved flip box travelling mirror, fireplace poker sets, vintage phones, assorted crystal, assorted lamps, lots of cups and saucers, German brass inkwell set, cast iron mailbox, assorted clocks, lots of sterling and plated silver pieces including rare Reed & Barton, and Simpson Hall Miller pieces, and lots more. Antique furniture arrivals this week include: fantastic double oak file cabinet, oak drop front desk, Empire settee, terrific 1/4cut oak oval mirror with hooks, 4 Gibbard lamp tables, plant stands, pair of Oriental corner chairs, cast iron base pub table, cast iron footstool, maple swivel office chair, lots of little tables[tilt top, pie crust, magazine, night stand, ornate, etc.], wash stands, Empire dresser and mirror, Victorian dresser, kneeling bench, Mahogany Bonnet chest, scalloped table desk, walnut bachelor’s chest, oak tea trolley, single walnut spool bed, early shaving mirror, rare pre 1935 leather truck in terrific shape, and more.
Lots of silver this week, a photo is attached of all the sterling, AKA the good stuff. There is a setting for 12, a setting for 8, a mint condition salt & pepper set with grinder and tray, a 4piece brush and mirror set, a pair of 6 1/2” candle sticks, and a few assorted flatware pieces. Lots of silver plate as well including a 24piece bone handle fish set, lots of bone handled flatware pieces, large candelabra, and assorted hollowware and flatware. No week would be complete without a few outdoor arrivals; the last batch of giant pink flamingos for the year arrived, as did wall fish planters. Two rare crocks showed up, a photo is attached, Belleville Pottery Co. and W.E. Welding, Branford, Ontario. Antique furniture arrivals included: a Coromandel style folding screen in perfect condition, large Victorian sideboard, large oak office desk, roped edge Chinese Chippendale bookcase, oak Windsor chair, half moon hall table, one door Victorian washstand, small carved curio Cabinet, and more. Some odds and ends this week include: 3 manual typewriters[Smith Corona, Royal, and Galaxie], 2 flatware cases, cups and saucers, a bunch of large china bowls, all kinds of assorted china, fireman’s axe, vintage toaster, antique Rummy and Backgammon games, 5 assorted mirrors, 5 metal plant hangers, printer’s tray, large Buddha lamp, 2 cast iron magazine racks, iron waste basket, 3 piece set of drum boxes, ceramic rocking horse, large wooden horse, 2 ceramic Scottie dogs, and more. The award for most unusual item of the week goes to a creepy looking solid blue glass human head, it is extremely heavy. We are not sure why it exists but it does.
Three busts with Greek columns came in this week, a photo is attached. As has been the custom lately lots of outdoor arrivals this week including: iron bistro set and bench[Both freshly painted in a terrific shade of blue, a photo is attached.], pair of folding Muskoka chairs, square wicker table, child’s wicker chair, iron plant stand, large iron decorative pieces, antique large garden dog figure, two 18th century cast iron planters, sofa gliders, garden gnomes, yet another batch of large pink flamingos, and another batch of yellow butterfly chairs. Antique furniture arrivals include: a fantastic Victorian roped edge rosewood games table-a photo is attached, vintage umbrella stand, pair redone Jacobian arm chairs, pine chimney cupboard, needlepoint footstool, 1/4 cut oak office chair, round oak table & 6 chairs with 2 leaves, set of 4 t-back oak chairs with round table, Victorian server, Duncan Phyfe dinning table, 2 cast iron magazine racks, and more. Even more arrivals include: Capo de Monte chandelier, 2 cast iron cat door stops, a collection of 43 cigar boxes, 2 x 8 pane windows, brass binoculars, step ladder, assorted sterling and silver plate hollowware and flatware, vintage coke cooler, 3piece Sadler tea set-barrel style, Val St. Lambert set of glasses and a vase, vintage Wonder Woman doll in original box, and more.
One of the nicest collections of Moorcroft we’ve ever had came in this week, a photo is attached. I’ve never even seen Moorcroft cups and saucers before and there was an 11 piece tea set. Our whimsical outdoor items have been a huge hit this spring, so we’ve restocked and expanded our collection, arrivals this week include: large pink Flamingos[now in 2 poses], medium pink flamingos[2 new models], yellow butterfly chair, large cranes, iron bistro sets[now available in 2 colours-white and bronze], lots of butterfly and hummingbird plant tables, and the last 2 bobblehead garden gnomes we will see. They’ve been discontinued, the 2 that just showed up are the original prototypes. More locally made benches and bookcases came in. A batch of aged vintage replica signs arrived-a photo is attached. Some of this week’s antique arrivals include: a collection of coke collectables, round oak curio cabinet, needlepoint footstool, washboards, roped edge walnut kneehole desk, Robert Bateman print “Barn Swallows in August”, assorted brass and copper pieces, assorted lamps, lots of mirrors-3 oval, rare silver plated champagne bucket and stand, teak mid-century floor lamp, rocking chairs, 2 replica pub signs, unusual pine dovetailed blanket box, oak Singer tredle sewing machine, some large porcelain pieces, dropleaf end table, a few large framed canvas prints, fireplace screens, brass fireplace poker set, trunks, vintage model airplane, 2 ammo boxes, small oak student’s desk, oval rod iron and glass coffee table, hour glass, a very cool vintage Planters peanuts 14” deep brown jar and lid, flutina, Ne Plus Ultra Accordeon[not a spelling mistake], and lots more. A photo is attached of a small 22” wide banded drop front desk, very unusual to see them this small.
Lots of rare antique pieces came in this week including: a Samuel troll Fils 4 tune music box 1840’s-1850’s [its in perfect working order]-a photo is attached, 10 volume Lock & Key Library 1909 set, 3 early 12 square game boards, 32” long horses and stagecoach lamp-a photo is attached, and a vintage Red Knight baby blue tricycle by Philips cycles Ltd.. Lots of lamps this week including: a pair of crystal globe lamps, large ornate 5 shade table lamp, pair of ornate cherub lamps, world atlas lamp, and more. Antique furniture arrivals this week include: Nice 1920’s gilt arm chair-a photo is attached, pair of large tufted Victorian style chairs, oak wash stand, French provincial china cabinet, 4 drawer oak dresser, mahogany vanity desk, Square banded coffee table, Eastlake parlour table, drop leaf end table, nest of tables, walnut bow front china cabinet, nice oak vanity and mirror, small hall tree, child’s rocker, walnut vanity table, walnut kneehole desk, and more. Additional arrivals this week include: lots of flatware and sets of flatware, 2 brass mortar and pestles, pair of brass candelabras, flute with case, 3 nice fruit bowls, pair of signed Rosenthal crystal pillars, oak inbox, Kodak Anastigmat F-63, faux electric fireplace, crystal decanters, round brass coal bucket, 2 outdoor iron plant stands, 8′ tall garden windmill on stand, miniature electric grandfather clock, art glass center piece, cool map of the world overlaid on a mirror-nicely framed, May West doll, a few large canvas prints, and more. In a week where there were lots of unusual items, the award for most unusual item[s] of the week goes to two pairs of antique Dutch child’s tap shoes complete with three matching lace uniforms.
The large [79”long] Alfresco sideboards are back! We have them in two colours, photos are attached. A local craftsman who acquired a lot of fantastic old wood has started to make it into furniture. Benches were first, some have 2” thick tops, and 4” thick bottoms. We already have a bunch of sizes in stock. Bookcases are coming next. An enormous outdoor teak table and 8 chairs came in. It needs a big backyard and some warmer weather. Lots of china just kept coming this week, including: Aynsley service for 8, cups and saucers, Minton service for 8, Wedgwood pieces, assorted Limoges pieces, 7 Royal Doulton figurines, 63 piece no name gold and white set, lots of Asian pieces[large bowls, vases, etc.], planters, s&p, fruit bowls, and more. Additional antique arrivals this week include: rare brass table top music stand, assorted sterling and silver plated flatware and hollowware, oak treasure box, large wood owl, cast iron book ends, 2 small jewelry boxes, silver chests, lots of mirrors, Lloyd’s loom child’s rocking chair, 2 piece elm buffet and hutch, Underwood manual typewriter, 3 bamboo outdoor chairs, 40” round Victorian coffee table, nice brass wood box, vintage Stromberg Carlson mantle radio, large beer stein, French ladies desk, French commode, assorted odd chairs, floor lamps, 4 pedestals-one nice pair, vintage set of kitchen cannisters, Lemaire Paris opera glasses, some large framed pictures and paintings, some large crystal pieces including a pitcher, ash tray, bowls, vases, and lots more. It was clearly large week at The Barn, maybe we will get lots of miniatures next week.
A huge batch of vintage replica tin signs arrived this week, we now have over 100 different signs in stock. A photo is attached of some of the superhero signs, including the Tasmanian devil, which may not be a superhero. Maybe he solves crimes? Signs in many categories including: beer/wine/alcohol, advertising, fishing, golf, automotive, coke, coffee, man/woman cave, garage, lots of humorous signs and many more. Some cool bicycle planters showed up, a photo is attached. Antique arrivals this week include: a lot of decoys, oak icebox, primitive dry sink, set of 5 Chippendale dinning room chairs, miniature iron Chippendale chair, 7′ and 8′ wooden ladders, huge box of beads and jewelry making supplies, Edenborough crystal, Nu-Jersey Crème Co. wood crate, Victorian treaty table, Duncan Phyfe drop leaf table, wall shelves, a nice pair of cast iron Shakespeare book ends, 1922 milkshake maker, 2 barn lamps, mint 50’s and 60’s vinyl records set, 1920’s solid walnut tall dresser and mirror, vintage lemonade glasses and tray set just in time for spring-if spring ever comes, 1940’s Spitfire sleigh, Atlas battery sign, turtle lamp, 1915 air return register, nest of tables, steno chair, rare large wooden easel, figurines, 4 nice pieces of iron fencing, covered cake plate stand, some small wood boxes, 2 Imari Royal Crown Derby demitasse cups and saucers, and lots more. And the award for most unusual item of the week goes to a model airplane made from old beer cans, let’s call it folk art.
Sometimes things come back around. Last year we sold out of our ornate outdoor animals, then they were discontinued. However a bunch were found sitting in a warehouse and we bought them all. A photo is attached. There are pigs, elephants, donkeys, and a giant 72” long horse. I think everyone is ready for spring because we’ve already sold out of some spring items. We restocked those items this week and brought in a whole bunch of new outdoor arrivals including: large cranes, giant pink flamingos, small resin pink flamingos, a new line of high quality bird and butterfly stakes, floral glass butterfly and hummingbird tables, garden gnomes, bistro sets, large umbrella planters, and a bright yellow butterfly chair-a photo is attached. Antique furniture arrivals this week include: inlaid jam cupboard, marble top plant stand, mahogany dresser with mirror, oak drop front desk, pair of north wind oak chairs, sofa table, inlaid lamp table, assorted chairs and rockers, a terrific pair of ornate walnut night stands, nest of tables, assorted stools and benches, solid mahogany drop leaf table, retro set of 4 folding TV tables, and more. Some odds and ends from this week include: assorted prints and paintings, art glass pieces, wicker sewing basket, silver chest, decorative metal vases, canes, 1940’s radio record player, replica stagecoach, assorted planters, unusual bucksaw, books, Gone with the Wind lamp, floor lamps, folk art Canada goose, 4 pane windows, and more.
We are ready and well stocked for cottage season! Another batch of reclaimed wood furniture arrived from Vancouver this week. We’ve restocked: night stands, media units, chairs, coffee and end tables. Three new metal birds showed up, a photo is attached. We now have 15 different metal birds in stock in case anyone else wants to create a backyard aviary, as some of our customers have already done. Multiples of all of the birds are available if needed to create your flock. Some of this week’s antique furniture arrivals include: oak curio cabinet, cedar chest, oak medicine cabinet, 3 pedestals including a nice French pair, inlaid parlour chair, folding plant stand, pair of wrought iron open corner shelves, 3 odd night stands, 3 panel oak privacy screen, magazine table, rolled oak sideboard, 6′ maple harvest table, Queen Ann fireside bench, cherry drop front desk, banded Duncan Phyfe dinning table, wing chair, assorted kitchen and dinning room chairs, and more. Antique odds and ends include: a 10 gallon and a 20 gallon Red Wing crock-a photo is attached, hump trunk, exceptional oak tool chest, 3 mirrors-1 is a shadow box mirror, 2 Tiffany style fireplace screens, bronze chandelier, pair of candle lamps, spice rack, copper boiler, coal bucket, brass planters, large milk can, a couple pieces of sterling hollowware, barometer, lots of cups and saucers[Imari, blue Mikado, Royal Crown Derby, Colclough, Tuscan, Shelley, Phoenix, Paragon], assorted pewter and brass pieces, and lots more.
This week a shipment from Indonesia and Thailand arrived. It was comprised of nature form coffee tables, canoe bookcases, and a wide variety of hand carved items including: dozens of jewelry and small boxes, 6 types of puzzle boxes, twist tables, tribal masks, boat paddles, bear side tables, bark and live edge bowls, duck puppets[yes that’s right, duck puppets], figures[elephants, cats, rhinos, motorcycles, ducks, and buddhas], blown glass and coffee wood sculptures, enormous floor standing vases, and concrete urns. Most of these are new items for us, some photos are attached, the coffee tables are fantastic! A shipment of reclaimed wood furniture arrived from Vancouver. The large Irish coast coffee table is back in stock, and we’ve replenished benches, media units, and dinning tables. Check out our Reproductions page for more details. Far too many antique arrivals this week to list everything, and lots of unusual items that aren’t easy to categorize. However some of the highlights include:192 piece Royal Albert petit point dinnerware set, 9 assorted chandeliers and ceiling light fixtures, set of 3 handblown whiskey decanters, King size quilt, depression glass, transferware, Yamaha acoustic guitar with case and sheet music, shoeshine stand, 2 vintage cameras-Zeiss, large oil painting, 3 framed stained glass windows, framed print of flatiron building-Toronto, 2 nice unusual vices, cool wall hanging tool cabinet, nice walnut Chippendale half secretary desk, mahogany and walnut sideboards, unusual fireplace poker set, carved pedestal, all kinds of tables, chalk paint Queen bed, lots of lamps, 4′ steel and glass sofa table, pair of early French night stands, a few primitive pieces, planters, and an outdoor bench in time for spring.
The parade of new spring outdoor items continued this week with: 8 different types of kinetic wind spinners [some intentionally rusted, some not], horse and rooster weather vanes, tricycle planters, egg and crab baskets, 4 types of flower stakes, handbag planters, basket trees, wind activated dancing birds and hot air ballons, wall fish planters, red or white steel sofa gliders, 2 seater porch swing, and more. The more includes some new metal birds: sandpipers, geese, giant pink flamingos, and some multicoloured birds [we aren’t sure what kind of birds they are]. A couple of photos of some of the outdoor items are attached. Two rare bronze pieces came in this week, a 25” Frederic Remington titled “Wicked Pony”, and a bronze plaque “Built by the Northey MFG Co. Engineers, Toronto, Ont.”. Some of this weeks antique arrivals include: an enormous 49” x 72” framed mirror, a cool steel sculpture of an outdoor scene, rocking horse, spooled crib, silver chest, assorted planters, assorted chairs, snow shoes, featherweight sewing machine, rug beater, maple magazine table, 2 washboards, assorted sterling silver pieces, a lot of cups and saucers, 2 fireplace poker sets, 2 child’s rockers, press back highchair, a lot of 14 paperweights, electric advertising sign, giant retro china cabinet, assorted smalls, and more.
Spring has arrived as have more outdoor spring arrivals including: a collection of garden gnomes-a photo is attached, benches, bistro sets-a photo is attached, cool hummingbird and butterfly floral glass plant tables, a charming rustic fountain, and of course the large bobblehead garden gnomes that were a big hit last spring. Warning! The bobbleheads have been discontinued unfortunately, so this will be the last batch. Some of this week’s antique arrivals include: a terrific Victorian burled walnut games table, a collection of leather bound books [mostly classics and collections of poems], half moon hall table, pine night stand, large peanut basket, 3′ x 5′ pine harvest table, country bonnet chest, wine barrel, chimenea, French occasional chair, 2 outdoor folding chairs, Victorian mahogany chest of drawers, 2 bowling balls, tall cube bookcase, parlour table, assorted lamps, nice large ornate gilt mirror, miscellaneous smalls, and more. The most unusual items of the week are large [44” long x 30” high], teak indoor/outdoor pigs. A photo is attached of one of the pigs. If you are in need of a collection of teak pigs, and who isn’t, we have more.