New Stock Arrives Daily
This past week we received a large shipment from our Springwater line. New Springwater arrivals included: Ladder Shelves, Foyer Tables, Tater Bins, Tremblant Nightstands, Tall Sideboards, Haggerty Side Tables, Chimney Bookcases, 3-Cube Cubby Benches, Occasional Tables, 3 & 5 Hook Panel Coat Hooks, 3 & 4 Foot Bucket Benches, 2 Cube Cubby Bench, Clipper Trunk, Mode Bookcase, Demi Lune Table, and Small End Tables. There are photos below, more Springwater photos can be seen on our Reproductions page.
We also got in a fresh batch of replica vintage tin signs this week, including: She Shed and Gardening signs, just in time for spring. Also, some humorous signs, and we restocked some favorites that had been sold out.
Silver plate flatware has become very popular over the last few months. This week we brought in 3 different complete sets. Also, lots of sets of spoons, knives, forks, and serving pieces. As well as a complete 12 piece setting of stainless-steel flatware.
We needed lots of space for all the Springwater arrivals this week, so the only piece of antique furniture we had room to bring in was a terrific 2piece chinoiserie secretary desk. A photo is below.
The rest of the antique new arrivals included: inlaid jewelry box, musical figurines, porcelain floral bouquet with gemstones, extra-large ice block grabbers, maple syrup scoop, copper horn, a dozen cups & saucers including Imari and 4 nice Shelley, small metal Coca Cola sign, 48piece Royal Oak set-service for 8, 17pieces Belleek, 5 Lladro figurines, assorted figurines and figures, 3piece porcelain canister set, bowl & pitcher, 36” x 54” tapestry-Jaspres Rubens, 58piece Royal Doulton dinnerware set, 4 crystal salt & pepper shakers with sterling & mother of pearl tops, atomizer, perfume bottle, 2 signed soapstone pieces, 2 Royal Crown Derby sitting bears, a collection cobalt blue Limoges, Waterford fairy lamp, Waterford candle nightlight, cast iron horse and carriage, horses pulling a wagon load of logs, a team of horses pulling a Budweiser wagon, basically lots of horses pulling things this week, a bunch more assorted china, and lots more assorted smalls.
Vintage reproduction decorative vehicles showed up this week, photos are below. They included airplanes, motorcycles, school buses, pickup trucks, and Volkswagen buses in four different colours.
New antique furniture arrivals included: walnut block front secretary desk, refinished mahogany dresser, terrific double brass bed-a photo is below, 4foot cut down pine church pew, folding card table, walnut china cabinet, Queen Anne walnut footstool, 2 nice small bevelled mirrors, nice solid oak four door curio cabinet[ not antique, reproduction in great condition], and assorted kitchen and dining room chairs.
New antique non furniture arrivals included: a cast iron wood stove from the Bouget foundry Quebec-a photo is below, twisted brass desk lamp, a bunch of etched crystal[fruit bowl, 5 sets of glasses, candle holder, pitcher, and vase], 18pieces of dollhouse furniture, cast iron boot jack, pair cast iron peacock book ends, pair solid bronze ship bookends, large framed print[48” x 56”], lots more framed prints and paintings including 5 French fashion prints, assorted china[soup tureen, gravy boat, pitchers, serving dishes, etc.], assorted glass and crystal including some nice vases, assorted silver plate hollowware, Kathryn Paterson signed chalk pictures-1926, 2 wooden ladders, and more.
This past week we received a shipment of replica tin signs. A bunch of superhero signs, and of course there were some humorous ones in this batch. A photo is below of a few of the new signs.
The first samples of metal figures made from recycled oil drums also came in this week. Two photos are below. These are a spinoff of a line of large outdoor drink coolers we used to carry. They have the same fun funky vibe, at a much more affordable price.
New antique furniture arrivals from this past week included: 3 nice rocking chairs[large press back, carved mahogany, & refinished oak], bamboo 2 seater settee with cushions, French Provincial oval dining table & 6 chairs with 3 table leaves, child’s maple rocking chair in pristine condition, medicine cabinet, painted bentwood hall tree, shelf and 6 hook coat rack combo, mahogany mirror, assorted kitchen chairs, and more.
New antique non furniture arrivals included: 3 manual typewriters, adding machine, cheque writing machine, nice large fire screen, pair wood & iron refinished horse Hames[great for plant hangers], pair crystal bedroom lamps, 3 small mantle clocks[1 brass by Birks], Fender Stratocaster guitar & amp-a photo is below, child’s acoustic guitar, brass chandelier, Cherrywood jewelry box, pair of column lamps, even more assorted odd lamps, box lot of records-78’s, 3 silver plated serving trays, assorted wicker baskets, unusual Asbestos sad iron, leaded window, 2 soapstone carvings by Wolfe, huge framed Monet print[45” x 57”], Singer sewing machine base, 66” cast iron fireplace fender, brass fireplace surround, and more assorted framed prints and paintings, plus assorted smalls.
This past week we received a shipment from Our Nature Form line. New nature Form arrivals included: rustic multicoloured night stands, rustic white hall tables and cabinets, teak natural form stump tables, elephant tables, large carved lion, 4 different type of teak bowls, CD racks[yes, we still get asked for them], boat bookcase, and a 34inch tall Buddha. All the photos below this week are from this shipment. More photos from this line can be seen on our reproductions page.
New antique furniture arrivals included: large 6foot mahogany roll top desk, 1970’s maple chest of drawers, wine table, unusual mahogany rocking chair, vanity with oval mirror redone in a faux finish, small metal corner shelf, 2piece pine corner cabinet, spooled gate leg narrow drop leaf table, pine double lid coffee table, and assorted chairs.
New antique non furniture arrivals included: lots of assorted serving trays, assorted sets of glasses, milk can painted white, French door, a couple of vintage Tiffany style ceiling light fixtures, Carl Wetzlar binoculars, pair of wall oil lamps, anchor clock, 6 miniature Buddhas, 3 miniature elephants, a collection of 20 small knives and pocket knives, closest mirror, 2 gilt mirrors, and more assorted mirrors, 3 sets of knife rests by Keltum, large wicker planter, ceramic bowl & pitcher, a bunch of flatware, gas can with a goose painted on it, large porcelain floral display, 2 different large pickle jars, assorted framed prints & paintings, iron & brass andirons, 2 different marble mortar & pestles, 5 hobnail pieces[powder boxes & perfume bottles], and more.
A rare piece in excellent condition came in this week, an 1888 oak footwarmer with a brass handle. Coal would go inside, then women would put one on the floor underneath their skirts to keep warm, often during carriage rides. Things have changed a little since 1888. But given how cold it has been lately, if we had some coal laying around, we might have tried it out this past week.
Why not get an early start on Spring! We were able to move up our shipment of garden gnomes that was scheduled to arrive in March. Instead, they arrived this past week. Our garden gnomes were a big seller for Christmas, we were left with one sad lonely gnome. We now have 18 different gnomes in stock, so he has lots of friends. With the exception of the large bobblehead gnomes, we usually only put one of each out on display, but if you would like pairs or more, just ask, we have more. The most exciting thing about this shipment is that there are two new large gnomes, photos are below.
We have added a new section called Arcadia, with lots of photos, to our Reproduction page. Arcadia is an exciting new line, coming soon, but you can pre order now! Here is a link.
Newly arrived antique furniture includes: 2 different walnut nests of tables, a rare rosewood canterbury magazine rack-a photo is below, round oak barley twist foyer table, pair of banded mahogany lamp tables, vintage living room chair, thatched bamboo vanity/desk, one door media night stand, mahogany tea trolley, 2 different mid-century industrial bar stools[one stamped 1968 Fergus Ontario], round leather top three shelf table, pine treasure box, and more.
Newly arrived antique non furniture includes: 2 vintage suitcases, 2 carboys, Kossak print, 6foot step ladder, 5 framed ship prints, Pepsi Cola crate, folding fire screen, wooden document box, 2 large clay planters, mahogany wall phone-a photo is below, louver door, metal kitchen clock, 2 large unusual pieces of fiberglass decoration-a photo is below, small Victorian mirror, blue trunk, wood & metal pail, brass desk lamp, brass candelabra, assorted oil paintings, vintage tins, Belleek vase, rare framed antique postcard-signed by the artist, old Foley pitcher, Hull pottery, reproduction Coke radio, Grundig mantle radio, 2 carved figures-a photo is below, hanging stained glass shape like a mask, 2 prints on papyrus paper, assorted smalls, and more.
This past week a shipment of reclaimed wood furniture arrived from our Irish Coast African Dusk line. New arrivals included: large bookcases, large sideboards, buffet and hutches, ladder back chairs, nest of tables, large media units, three drawer night stands, and small end tables. As most everyone is aware by now, supply chain disruptions mean that it takes longer to restock items that are sold out. We had been sold out of all these new arrivals for some time, with the exception of the nest of tables. A return to normal levels of inventory for our Irish Coast line will not be possible until at least 2023. There is just too much global demand for the product right now. We are our doing our best to keep everything in stock, and we thank everyone who has been waiting for their patience. Photos of all Irish Coast pieces can be seen on our Reproductions page.
A sample of a new bookcase from a new line arrived with the Irish Coast shipment, a photo is below. Lines are often named after cities, and this one is actually called Toronto.
New antique furniture arrivals included: 5foot mission walnut sideboard, oak double pedestal office desk, metal bar stool, student’s desk painted white, pair of narrow pine night stands, bachelor’s chest painted white, maple console tables, small two door black lacquer cabinet, vintage file cabinet, assorted desk, dining, and accent chairs, refinished walnut cedar chest, English oak blanket chest, 4foot narrow pine drop leaf table, and more.
New antique non furniture arrivals included: 2 hand knotted rugs, cast iron floor lamp, outdoor serving tray, Lalique figurine[Dianna the Huntress with Fawn], 2 miniature Bar-Zion sterling figures, pair of brass wall candle holders, 2 cast iron pulleys, gilded table lamp, 4 guitars-a photo is below[2 are child size], brass fire screen, 2 treasure boxes, 2 cutlery boxes, a batch of assorted crystal pieces, green shade Tiffany style table lamp, Tiffany style hallway ceiling light, 3 finished driftwood lamps-a photo is below, and more.
This was a rare week where we actually tried not to bring new furniture into The Barn. We have a long-awaited large shipment of reclaimed wood furniture from our Irish Coast line arriving in a few days. There are lots of large pieces that need to come in, so we’ve been making space in the building for that shipment. However, as always, there was still lots of new arrivals this past week, just mostly smaller items.
Lots of great lighting show up, I’ve included photos below of our favorites: 2 terrific Tiffany style lamps, both the dragonfly and floral lamps have top and bottom lights, a pair of figure lamps signed L & T Moreau, a pair of metal and bronzed bedroom lamps, and a fantastic solid brass chandelier. The photo doesn’t do the chandelier justice, it is very impressive in person.
Antique non furniture new arrivals included: some nicely framed prints, milk can, seahorse plant stand, 2 large wicker containers, Coca Cola crate, 2 carboys, large wicker planter, pair of beehive candle holders, 2 Disney figurines, large glass cake plate, 12” round copper planter, porcelain basket, 2 large cut crystal vases, a bunch of small oval framed petit point pictures-including a set of 4, 5piece silver plate tea set, assorted silver plate holloware[trays, serving dishes, napkin holder, gravy boat, etc.], assorted porcelain miniatures, 2 cast iron frying pans, 2 wicker baskets, 2 cast iron pots, wicker jewelry basket, 2pairs of Dutch wooden clogs, 2 porcelain cake plates, pair of 28” high wooden candle holders, a terrific large gilt mirror, a bunch of 80% silver European flatware, 2 rattan rug beaters, and lots more assorted smalls.
Of course, despite our efforts some antique furniture did find its way into to the building this past week, just not the usual amount. Antique furniture new arrivals included: a set of 6 Quebec press back chairs, 3 different needlepoint seat chairs, a needlepoint footstool, vintage bistro table with cast iron base, Eastlake sideboard, 3piece round mid-century coffee & end table set, and a folding card type table with a Mediterranean scene inlaid into the top.
All our reproduction shipments are caught up in Holiday/covid shipping delays, so this past week we just brought in lots of antiques!
New antique furniture arrivals included: two different walnut two door bookcases-a photo is below, unusual Victorian hall table and chair-a photo is below, small maple wash stand with harp, hump trunk, French lamp table with marble insert, mid-century modern 50” round table and four chairs with 2 leaves, another set of four mid-century chairs[no table], iron & wood school desk, unusual accent chair with birds carved in the back, hump trunk, large 36” x 52” tile top teak coffee table, reproduction icebox style night stand/end table, and more.
New antique non furniture arrivals included: a signed & framed copy of the Canadian Bill of Rights-a photo is below, pop crate, 12 bottle milk crate with bottles, 91piece Stafford by Royal Stafford set, 2 different Royal Albert luncheon sets [Old Country Roses and Moonlight Rose], toboggan, assorted prints & paintings, nail bucket, a collection of vintage branded tins & bottles, a batch of vintage kitchen tools, coal bucket, 2 early electric irons, reproduction totem pole, large Bavarian crystal vase, pair of mirrored brass candle wall sconces, a collection of ten different silver plate serving trays, Smith Corona manual typewriter, a collection of Ontario license plates-a photo is below, large Belgium tapestry complete with hanging rod, four different wall clocks[ cuckoo, regulator, Dutch, and French style], and lots more.
Happy New Year everyone! Here’s hoping 2022 brings better than the last couple of years. Below are a few of the highlights of new arrivals from the last few weeks.
The cardinals and goldfinches are back in stock-a photo is below. And maple leaf compass wall art arrived.
The Lichtenberg round and console tables showed up, as did suar twisted coatracks.
Newly arrived antique furniture include: a huge quantity of small tables[night, console, magazine, hall, coffee, end, etc.], French settee, exceptional pair of marble pedestals, corner what knot, plant stands, lots of chairs, 3′ x 6′ rosewood office desk, pine washstand, oak sofa table with book shelf, small pine hall cabinet, Duncan Phyfe games table, Victorian ladies’ & gent’s chairs, Victorian settee, needlepoint footstool & fireside stool, Eastlake platform rocker, extra heavy well build court cupboard & matching sideboard-a photo of the court cupboard is below, primitive stool, mahogany record cabinet, walnut drop leaf tea wagon, small oak library desk, modern folding daybed, refinished mahogany server, outdoor garden bench, large side by side Eastlake type dresser, and lots more.
Newly arrived antique non furniture items include: 5′ large wall sconce, assorted oil lamps, ring sizer, decanters, 2 framed oval needlepoints, spice rack, assorted framed watercolours, pineapple newel post, step stool, hanging flower basket, unusual folk art bar cart with removable serving trays-a photo is below, an assortment of tools, a big batch of cups & saucers including a bunch of different black & floral Royal Albert’s, 2 extra-large copper pots, a collection of figurines, 6 wall sconces, assorted planters & candle holders, heavy duty iron fireplace set, nice working vintage adding machine, 2 pictorial history books, 2 different full length gilt framed mirrors, a string of jingle bells[ never too early for next Christmas], vintage suitcase, lots of assorted smalls, and lots more.
It has been quite a year; we were closed for instore shopping for most of the first half of the year due to covid lockdowns. Since we reopened in June, we’ve been amazed by how consistently busy we have been. We just wanted to thank all our loyal customers for not forgetting about us during the long lockdowns.
We also wanted to wish everyone a happy and safe holiday season. Below are our hours for the next two weeks.
Monday December 20-10am to 5pm Monday December 27-10am to 5pm
Tuesday December 21-10am to 5pm Tuesday December 28-10am to 5pm
Wednesday December 22-10am to 5pm Wednesday December 29-10am to 5pm
Thursday December 23-10am to 5pm Thursday December 30-10am to 5pm
Friday December 24-10am to 3pm Friday December 31-10am to 3pm
Saturday December 25-Closed Saturday January 1-Closed
Sunday December 26-Closed Sunday January 2-10am to 5pm
Then we will return to our regular hours, 10am to 5pm six days a week, closed on Wednesdays. Covid situation permitting of course.
This will be our last update for the year. We’ve included a few photos below of new arrivals from the last week. However, instead of updating new arrivals from last week, we thought we would just quickly mention some of what we have instore for early 2022.
Shipping delays are common these days so some dates may change. We have an eclectic new high-end line called Arcadia coming. We will post a new section for Arcadia on our Reproduction page in January. There are lots of terrific large sideboards in this line as well as cabinets and dining tables. Arcadia is big impressive pieces that stand out and make a room. Arcadia pieces are scheduled to begin arriving in early February, with new arrivals right through April.
Tons of reclaimed wood furniture will be arriving in the first quarter of 2022, starting with a large shipment in January. Many of the Irish Coast pieces that are currently out of stock will arrive next month.
Lots of fun new vintage tin signs are coming late January/February. We will also be restocking many favorites that are currently sold out.
A big shipment from our Springwater line us is coming in late February. Any Springwater pieces ordered by February 1st will be included in that shipment. So, there is still time to get your orders in.
Another new line is coming soon, this one is of teak root tables and carvings, live edge bookcases and tables, carving and sculptures, and lots of accessories, it will arrive in stages starting hopefully in January. Most imported items are arriving in a trickle rather than all at once these days because of the supply chain backups, but things are still moving. Containers used to show up all at once, now they are more staggered.
We have lots of great items on the way for spring outdoor season. They will begin arriving in March. By far the biggest selection of outdoor metal birds we’ve ever had is on its way. Plus, benches, planters, gnomes, statuary, and lots more.
Those are just a few of the highlights of the new items coming. Things are obviously changing rapidly at the moment, but we have learned through all the previous lockdowns that shipments will continue to arrive no matter the covid situation.
As for antiques, we have warehouses full as usual, and we will bring in new items as we have space. Some highlights include lots of great prints, paintings, wall art, and mirrors. If you have a blank wall, we’ve got you covered. We’ve acquired lots of great china sets over the last few months which we will be bring in as soon as we can make space and sort through them. And for our many cup and saucer collecting customers, there are lots coming, we will be sorting through several batches over the next few weeks. And of course, there is an endless supply of antique furniture coming, too numerous to mention. But I have been noticing lots of armoires and sofas in our warehouses. There will be a wide variety of new antique furniture of course. As well as every other manor of antique item we come across.
Have a great holiday everyone, we will have the fireplace on if you are stopping in, if not we hope to see you in 2022!
The new outdoor metal birds we got in last month were such a hit that they have already nearly sold out. So, we ordered another big batch and they arrived this week. There is a photo below of the newly arrived birds, 15 different birds in this batch.
Newly arrived antique furniture includes: Victorian double bed, tall iron & marble pedestal table, 2 gateleg tables[1 walnut, 1 supper narrow], large wicker plant holder, pine blanket stand, Queen Anne vanity and stool, iron & wood school desk, ornate French double bed with ormolu mounts, thatched bamboo trunk/blanket box, pair of small tile end tables, Eastlake walnut parlour table, carved figural pedestal, brass umbrella stand, nice carved small round stand/table, walnut dining table, and more.
Newly arrived antique non furniture includes: three rotary phones-a photo is below, iron treadle sewing machine base, wooden spice rack, beer bucket on stand, small gilt mirror, cups & saucers, Wilson’s ginger ale crate, framed last super print, large oval porcelain tube, 1920’s wringer washer, metal stick stand, 6foot live edge wood slab, 1920’s Underwood typewriter, extremely rare dynamite blaster-a photo is below, 58piece Royal Albert china set, wicker magazine holder, 3 canes, 72piece Wedgwood china set, 68piece Limoges china set, unusual brown carboy, terrific stained glass window, large glass fruit bowls, lots of candelabras[brass and silver plate, pairs and odd], lots of silver plate and some sterling[miniatures, trays, entrée dishes, 4piece Canadian tea set, etc.], 2 different pairs of lusters, large wise man figure, extra-large copper bucket-great for wood by a fireplace, brass banker’s lamp, wood carvings, assorted prints and paintings, and lots of smalls[Nippon, sconces, iron, bowls, brass, china, etc.].
This week we got in a big shipment from our Nature Form line. Lots of old favorites and many new items including: puzzle boxes, pirate boxes, decorative paddles, twisted tables, elephant tables, rainforest tables, 4 types of buddhas, twig motorcycles, croakers, decorative boat anchors, bark bowls, acacia bowls, puppets[rooster, cat, and duck],and hall tables in four different designs. Also, lots of hand carved animal figures in various sizes: moose, cats, cobras, hippos, elephants, owls, ducks, iguanas, and eagles. A photo of a few of the new items is below. More photos can be seen in the Nature Form section on our Reproductions page.
We also got in the first samples from a new line this week. The coolest hall trees we’ve ever seen, a photo is below. And Lichtenberg design round and console tables. A photo of two of the round tables is below. As of the writing of this update we only have one sample piece left, everything else sold out the day it arrived. But we thought we would share the photos as we have more samples due in next week and a larger shipment planned for early next year.
A batch of various reproduction decorative items arrived including: cast iron shelf brackets, cast iron hooks, egg holders, lanterns, fish wall décor, metal vases & trays, and ceramic flower pots. A photo is below.
New antique furniture arrivals included: walnut chimney bookcase, exceptional pair of bentwood chairs, set of 4 Colonial style maple chairs, 2 tier primitive bench in original green paint, walnut sideboard, 2 different walnut china cabinets, 5foot credenza with built in electric heater, Victorian ladies’ desk, Art Deco cedar chest, mahogany dresser, wicker rocking chair, Gibbard queen bed, small primitive work bench, walnut server, and more.
New antique non furniture arrivals included: a collection of wood carvings, sterling flatware set, bellows, Christmas tree stand, selection of prints and paintings including some nicely framed large paintings, copper boiler, assorted tools including 3 nice wood planes, assorted gilt and mahogany mirrors, galvanized tub, folding boardroom display, large 108piece silverplate flatware set, pair of porcelain candlesticks, collection of Limoges & Chokin porcelain including lots of miniatures, and lots more.