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 of old favorites came in this past week, plus lots of new additions! A collection of fantastic art glass vases, bowls, trays, and figures arrived. A photo is attached of a few of the large vases. We’ve been sold out of some of these for months; about half the collection is brand new. A batch of Tiffany lamps also showed up including: animal figures, the famous teapot lamp, and the always popular dragonfly lamps. A photo is attached. A rare tabletop cylinder Victrola with stand and 38 cylinder records came in. It’s in perfect working condition, a photo is attached. Antique furniture arrivals from this past week included: tree branch hall tree, 2 tier mahogany lamp table, ornate 2 tier walnut coffee table, sewing cabinet, mahogany night stand, narrow gateleg dropleaf table, Gibbard mahogany china cabinet, 2 door lowboy, footstools, piano stool, 2 rocking chairs, and all kinds of assorted living room, dinning room, and kitchen chairs. Even more new arrivals included: a copper boiler, brass kettles and log basket, storm windows, 2 fireplace poker sets, 18” high brass mantel clock, 16piece Bavarian tea set, assorted advertising tins, tea trolley tray, and lots of good smalls[Wedgwood, Minton’s, Royal Doulton, Aynsley, & lots of crystal]. Crocks showed up, we have quite a large collection of crockery at the moment. Anne with an E has bought the majority of our crocks over the last few years, but now they are all crocked up.
This past week a shipment of reclaimed wood furniture arrived. We’ve restocked four pieces that were sold out: Provence coffee table, Provence long dresser, Irish coast small coffee table, and three drawer Lifestyle file cabinet. Photos and details can be seen on our Reproductions page. A couple of weeks ago we bought a lot of approximately 200 dinning chairs. We’ve started to sort them out and we will bring them in as we have space. A photo is attached of a few of the sets that came in. Most are sets of 4 to 8 chairs. Additional antique furniture arrivals included: a terrific pair of leather ox blood library chairs, pine school desk, French half moon end table, maple wine rack table, mahogany nest of tables, pub table, walnut night stand, narrow gateleg dropleaf table, unusual round brass top coffee table, and lots more chairs[pair Vilas arm chairs, pair Queen Ann arm chairs, unusual hall chair, etc., etc.]. We put out a new lot of tools, a photo is a attached of our main tool cabinet. The larger items like saw, axes, scythes, ladders and various impaling instruments, etc. aren’t in the photo, we try to hang those up. More new arrivals included: a rare reversible washboard, cast iron umbrella stand, pair of ceramic pedestles, stained glass window, 78’s records, cast iron pots, large oak mirror, bird feeder, suitcase trunk, more washboards, pedestal sink, round wicker hamper, assorted wicker baskets, cherry pitter, brass fan screen, brass magazine rack, 4piece sterling tea set, assorted silver plate holloware[pair of candelabras, water jug, various tea sets, large basket, etc.], and lots more.
This past week we got in a huge shipment of replica tin signs. They have been our most popular Christmas gift item two years in a row. At $18 they make for a fun inexpensive gift. A photos is attached of just a few. We currently have 123 different tin signs in stock. Humorous and superheroes signs are our two best sellers. A grandfather clock showed up, a photo is attached. Antique furniture arrivals included: 3 trunks[one is extra large and cedar lined], burled walnut inlaid oval parlour table, mahogany bachelor’s chest, 2 magazine racks, halfmoon end table, 2 small chests of drawers, Lloyd’s loom wicker chair, small harvest table, maple dropleaf coffee table, mahogany dresser and mirror, set of 4 maple kitchen chairs, small mahogany china cabinet, hall tree, Eastlake washstand, double or Queen bed in porch green, Japanese tea cabinet, a few stools and barstools, oak curio cabinet, and more. More fun stuff came in, including: unusual marble & iron floor lamp, bridge lamp, vintage Westinghouse fan, carboy, large art glass bowl, folding tray, seltzer bottle, rare dye cabinet, small printer’s tray, cast iron corn shaped cake mold, round sewing box, maple syrup box, blueberry picking scoop, small cheese box, Tiffany style light fixture, a collection of tools, large oak bevelled mirror, 20 assorted cups & saucers including some good one’s [Paragon, Aynsley, Shelley, etc.], and lots more.
This past week the first samples of a bran new line of wood slat signs arrived-a photo is attached. My favorite: “Always be yourself unless you can be Batman then always be Batman”, truer words were never spoken. A shipment of our latest hit “Provence” arrived. The 4 drawer and one door chests as well as the 63” dinning table are back in stock. We’ve stocked up on a few other Provence pieces. Photos can be seen on our Reproductions page. More samples arrived of items we are thinking of bringing in for next spring: patio bunnies and Ficonstone and acacia outdoor tables-let us know what you think! Antique arrivals included: 2 early wooden trunks, a nice pair of green leather top lamp tables, redone bedroom chair, large transferware cheese dish, assorted sets of crystal glasses, assorted vases, some cool candle sticks, terrific Bohemian blue crystal vase, reticulated porcelain bowl, 2 pairs of snow shoes, Orange crush crate, Frontenac tile crate, milk can, 2 floor lamps, cast iron cooking pots, assorted crocks, 5 nice oil lamps, 30 assorted cups and saucer, 2 fire screens, hanging iron planters, 1920’s brass chandelier, 2 light rewired gas light fixture, 2 fish bowl style planters, ladderback rocking chair, red leather top desk, a Queen bed from the Art shop, Louie XV chair, Queen Anne table and 4 chairs, small oak chest of drawers, small walnut ladies’ desk, and lots more.
This past week we got in an enormous shipment of reclaimed wood furniture. We’ve restocked a bunch of pieces from our Provence line including: coffee tables, benches, and the extension dinning table. We are having trouble keeping the Provence line in stock, its been more popular than we anticipated. There is lots more Provence on the way. The sundried hall table is back, as is the large armoire in African dusk-a photo is attached. We also stocked up on Irish Coat African dusk pieces for fall: large & medium dinning tables, large sideboards, and Large Lifestyle desks. You can check out our Reproductions page for photos and details. Antique furniture arrivals included: all kinds of chairs[French side chair, Captain’s chairs, carved Victorian side chairs, wicker chairs, nursing rocker, Louie 16th arm chair, accent chairs, bedroom chairs, sets of dinning chairs, etc.], tables[large leather top lamp table, wine table, carved lamp table, small round Gibbard coffee table, piecrust lamp table, etc.], gout stool, and more. Additional arrivals included: lots of nice floor lamps, Duncan Phyfe silver chest with flatware set, 3 early sleighs, a selection of crocks, 2 Canadian butter boxes, viewmaster with discs, oil lamps, records, tool boxes and tools, cranberry vase and pickle cruet, assorted flatware, assorted framed paintings, Smith Corona portable manual typewriter, assorted china, assorted kitchen tools, copper kettle, 2 large sets of candle sticks, and lots more. The award for most unusual item of the week goes to an 18th century bronze 3 legged spirit sauce pan by Robert Street & Co.
This past week we brought in another truck load from the Indian lot from a couple of weeks ago. New arrivals from that lot included: sets of sap buckets, charcoal irons, blanket chests, colourful small two door bookcase, night stands, small primitive two door cabinet, WWII helmets, lanterns, pulleys, large wooden mugs, handmade copper and steal pots and jugs, hanging kettles, hand carved wooden trays, 2 great scales, large metal advertising containers, a cool bicycle floor lamp-a photo is attached, and more. A couple of cool toys came in: The Donaldson Jockey Cycle company tricycle 1944-1948-a photo is attached, and a 5piece vintage Massey Harris toy tractor set. Antique furniture arrivals included: Malcom walnut chest of drawers and matching bed, needlepoint items[footstool, Eastlake chair, French Empire chair], oak steno chair, several sets of dinning chairs, a really nice large pair of pedestals, assorted night stands, sewing cabinet, pine kneehole desk, oval leather top parlour table with unusual brass gallery, 3 tier plant stand and more. Odds and ends included:3 washboards, exceptional pair of 1950’s bedroom lights, large European gilt mirror, sleigh, lots of printer’s trays, pair of brass wall sconces, Coleman lantern, wooden crates, 2 large road signs, window frame and window mirror, 3 crocks, 3 sets of crystal glasses, and more. We also acquired more cowbell! A collection of 12 cow bells turned up.
At this point I believe we must have all the cups and saucers! They have become very popular collectables of late, so we keep expanding our collection, in a wide price range starting at $5. Too many to count came in this past week including lots of Paragon, Aynsley, Shelley, Royal Crown Derby[Imari & Mikado], Coalport, Royal Bayreuth, Royal Albert, Birks Ellis Ryrie, Elizabethan, and many more. We are stocking up for fall and received a shipment of reclaimed Irish Coast furniture this week; mostly living room furniture-media units, coffee and end tables, and nests of tables. We also got in 6′ long live edge sheesham[north Indian rosewood] tables, a photo is attached. Antique furniture arrivals from this past week included: a terrific tall Victorian bookcase-a photo is attached, refinished student’s desk, ladies desk, 4 assorted night stands, assorted lamp tables, 2 buffet mirrors, 2 tier mahogany piecrust table, pair of Victorian ladies’ and gentleman’s chairs, assorted press back chairs, iron magazine table, Gibbard dining room server, primitive hanging spice cabinet, pair of pedestals, double Eastlake jam cupboard, a dozen assorted mirrors, rare Krug drop front desk, and more. Just for good measure this week we threw in: a pair of cast iron urns, sets of crystal glasses, double Beaver gumball machine, assorted sterling and silver plated flatware, and as always even more stuff.
This past week we received a shipment of pine furniture, made in Springwater Ontario, a photo is attached. Springwater arrivals included: tall sideboards, ladder shelves, 3 & 5 hook coat racks, 6 cube cubbies, 2 & 3 cube cubby benches, 3 & 4 foot bucket benches, 7′ harvest table, and a chalet bench[new item]. The harvest tables can be ordered to size in dozens of different colours. A container arrived from India that had lots of antique and refurbished items, as well as some old favorites made of reclaimed wood. New arrivals from India included: fire pits, sets of sap buckets, handcuffs, WWII helmets, charcoal irons, ammo boxes, cast iron keys, lanterns, hanging scales & buckets, hand hammered bowls & pots, large ship’s signal lights, tin jugs, advertising tins, and a great old scale-photo attached. Vintage and antique arrivals from this past week included: a nice hump trunk, small primitive buffet and hutch, large birdcage, serving tray, printer’s tray, 2 large construction signs, 2 magazine racks, unusual card table, large crocks, cast iron kettle, sewing machine table, painted folk art wagon, iron candle holder, 5 crystal chandeliers, mid century modern chest of drawers, electric fireplace, small dressers, pair of ornate wall mounted candle holders, fantastic Victorian gentleman’s chair, gunstock chair & assorted primitive chairs, 2 wine tables, red leather office arm chair, 71 piece Limoges set, assorted wicker pieces, pine wash stand, Tiffany style table lamp, set of 4 press back chairs, bronze figure, sleigh, a lot of storm windows, A. J. Rich acoustic guitar & case, and lots more. You would think that antique handcuffs would be the most unusual items of the week, but they are actually very popular. We don’t ask questions!
This past week a rare 9′ 1” Victorian pier mirror showed up. We would have included a photo but it was impossible to get a good picture of such a large item, so come on in and take a look. We did include a photo of a terrific grain scale coffee table in mint condition. Antique furniture arrivals from this past week included: rosewood server, pine blanket chest, pine wash stand, oak tea trolley, nice 2 door English bookcase, nest of leather top tables, Art Deco cedar chest, cedar cedar chest, pair of tufted Victorian chairs, walnut sofa table, oak library table, refinished gateleg dropleaf table with extra leaf, iron vanity bench, child’s wicker rocker, oval ornate tea table, carved walnut cedar chest, assorted primitive chairs including an early handmade arm chair, and more. Further fun stuff that came in included: Medieval rustic mirror, Remington manual typewriter, C.N.R. signal lantern, easel, Portuguese wall clock, Aladdin oil lamp, 5 nice sterling mint dishes plus more sterling and silver plate, Maeizel Paquet 1915-1946 metronome, bronze and crystal chandelier, large Tiffany style table lamp, assorted cups and saucers-Aynsley, Paragon, etc., 3′ x 5′ shabby sheik mirror, oriental rug 44” x 72”, copper broiler, gutted Victrola cabinet, 2 window mirrors, rocking horse, goose whirligig, and lots more. We’ve had a good run of large picture frames lately, and more came in this week. The award for more unusual item of the week goes to a cast iron fire hydrant, a photo is attached.
This past week a collection of reclaimed wood furniture arrived. This shipment was mostly orders for customers, however we did restock the large Irish coast bookcases and several pieces from our Provence line. Photos can be seen on our Reproductions page. The Provence sideboard finally arrived, so we now have the entire line in stock. Antique furniture arrivals from this past week included: primitive medicine cabinet and wash stand, French treaty table-photo is attached, Eastlake dresser, leather top drum table, maple dresser with mirror and night stand, small oak desk, 3 Indian style pieces [tea trolley, pedestal, and round lamp table], small pine bookcase, unusual oval Art Deco library table, 2 magazine tables, assorted lamp tables, primitive rocker with footstool, Japanese silver chest with keys-a photo is attached, Art Deco vanity stool, and more. Additional arrivals from this past week included: a rare Japanese silk wall hanging scroll, pair of porcelain elephant plant stands, large brass wood box, a collection old antique photos and tin plates, 7′ ladder and wood step ladder, Jacobean towel stand, lots of cups and saucers, some nice crystal pieces, small mantel clock, lots and lots of lamps, 1940’s mantel radio, 6 gallon butter churn, 10 gallon pickle crock marked Calgary, wood munitions crate, primitive doll cradle, assortment of books, iron magazine rack, a bunch of framed prints and paintings, assorted silver plate and china, pair of oval concave pictures, urns, and lots more.
This past week lots of fun items for a game room or man/woman cave arrived. Three photos are attached of a working 1960’s pinball machine, a one arm bandit-slot machine, 6′ tall 1 cent 1920’s weigh scale, and our second Wurlitzer juke box[1970’s] this month. Antique furniture arrivals this past week included: a terrific double walnut poster bed, designer Muskoka chair, oak hall tree, primitive dresser, mahogany china cabinet, Windsor arm chair, magazine table, nice press back rocker, mission style plant stand, towel rack, magazine rack, redone late Victorian living room chair, outdoor chaise lounge, European hall table, round puzzle table, 3 way folding fireplace screen, cast iron base pub table and more. Additional arrivals from this past week included: a collection of wood crates and apple boxes, 3 piece French brass crystal and marble girandole set, 4 pairs of early wall sconces, old wood wheelbarrow, a very cool vintage child’s pedal car, 6 nice crocks, set of wooden steps, a lot of miscellaneous primitive smalls, fishing sign, fern stand, candle stand, wall shelf, large dough board, supply of insulators, sap buckets, coffee display stand, tins, tobacco cutter, assortment of antique bottles, large Canadian barn lantern, assortment of antique gardening tools, pair of iron and glass lamps, brass magazine holder, and lots more.
This week another big shipment from our Nature Form line arrived. Attached are 2 photos of what has quickly become one of our most popular items. We still don’t have a good name for them, natural tree parts with blown glass bowls, if you can think of a good name please let us know. There are 4 table top sizes, plus 3 floor model sizes, and now we have doubles in both table top and floor models. Other Nature Form arrivals include: teak coffee tables[large and medium], carved elephant nest of tables, Corona boat paddles, and a bunch of wood figures. Check out our Reproductions page for more photos. We also received a shipment of reclaimed wood furniture by way of Vancouver this week. It was mostly orders for customers, however we did restock the round Irish coast extension dinning table. And the Provence extension dinning table and benches showed up. Antique arrivals included: Seth Thomas mantel clock in excellent condition, 2 bronzes, folding sewing table with built in yardstick, brass fireplace poker set, bowl & pitcher, working vintage waffle maker, 2 belows, assorted chandeliers, maple dresser and mirror, 2 rocking chairs, cast iron bells, a nice pair of brass candle sticks, a lot of brass and steal oil lamps, brass scales of justice, Capo de Monte light fixture, silver plate punch bowl set, lots of chairs including a couple of Victorian needlepoint chairs, oak lift seat hall bench, cast iron umbrella holder, 4′ mahogany office credenza, 22 cups & saucers[Coalport, Aynsely, etc.], lots of mirrors including a nice buffet mirror, 2 large gilt frames, 2 student’s desks, pine chest of drawers, a nice pair of 3way table lamps, assorted smalls, and lots more. The award for most unusual item of the week goes to a silicon mold of an Egyptian bust.