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Metal Desk Bell
Located in Greenwich, CT
A silver metal desk bell. Dimensions: 5.5”H x 6” Diameter
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2010s Dutch More Desk Accessories

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Metal

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H 5.5 in. Dm 6 in.
Rare Tortoise Mechanical Desk Bell with Mother of Pearl Shell
Located in London, GB
A fabulous and rare example of a novelty German mechanical bell made from a silver coloured metal in the form of the most charming tortoise. The bell is would from the underside a...
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Antique Early 1900s German Edwardian More Desk Accessories

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Metal

Indian Bronze Elephant Bell
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Elephant bell and clapper that rings with a deep rich tone and cast in bronze. Having acquired a verdigris patina and presented on a rustic wood and hide swing.
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Early 20th Century Indian Campaign More Desk Accessories

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Bronze

  • Indian Bronze Elephant Bell
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H 19 in. W 14 in. D 5 in.
Middle Eastern Brass Table Bell
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Middle Eastern brass table bell. Size: 2.5" D x 5" H.
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1990s Asian Moorish More Desk Accessories

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Brass

Vintage Small Brass Table Bell
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Vintage small brass bell with bird handle and bow. Signed Shoor 1985 Size: 3.25" H x 2.5" D.
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Vintage 1980s American Victorian More Desk Accessories

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Brass

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H 3.25 in. Dm 2.5 in.
Victorian Cranberry Crystal Table Bell
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Victorian cranberry crystal bell. Bohemian crystal. Size: 3” D x 6.5” H.
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Vintage 1970s Czech Bohemian More Desk Accessories

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Crystal

Carl Auböck Brass Striped Bell
By Werkstätte Carl Auböck
Located in London, GB
Vintage bell by the Auböck workshop, Vienna, second half of the 1900. The brass barrel has stripes alternatively polished and patinated, and a strap leather attached to the top. Sta...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Modern More Desk Accessories

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Brass

  • Carl Auböck Brass Striped Bell
  • Carl Auböck Brass Striped Bell
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H 5.52 in. Dm 3.75 in.
Sterling Silver Table Bell Vintage, 1970
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive vintage English sterling silver table bell, an addition to our range of ornamental silverware This vintage Elizabeth II cast sterling silver ta...
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Vintage 1970s British More Desk Accessories

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Sterling Silver

Antique Apostle Brass Bell, circa 1800
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Ancient looking Apostle hand/table/servant bell with figurines and the names of the 4 Evangelist's: Matheus, Marcus, Lucas, and Johannes. This bell has been copied a lot so despite h...
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Antique Early 1800s European Early Victorian More Desk Accessories

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Brass

Antique Apostle Brass Bell, circa 1800
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Ancient looking Apostle hand/table/servant bell with figurines and the names of the 4 Evangelist's: Matheus, Marcus, Lucas, and Johannes. This bell has been copied a lot so despite h...
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Antique Early 1800s European Early Victorian More Desk Accessories

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Brass

Vintage Bohemian Glass Hand Painted Table Bell
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Vintage Bohemian glass hand painted table bell. Signed: D. Anderson Purple tulips hand painted in the front. Size: 3.5" D x 6.5" H.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Bohemian More Desk Accessories

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Blown Glass

Vintage Indian Brass and Wood Table Bell
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Vintage Indian brass and wood bell. Size: 3” D x9” H.
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Vintage 1980s Indian Moorish More Desk Accessories

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Brass

Dinner Bell by Walter Bosse, around 1950s
By Hertha Baller, Walter Bosse
Located in Wien, AT
Dinner bell by Walter Bosse, around 1950s Original condition.
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern More Desk Accessories

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Brass

Rare Carl Auböck Glass Bell, Vienna, circa 1935
By Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
Rare glass bell made by Carl Auböck circa 1930 (1900-1957). Typically for the workshop Carl Auböck is the combination of several materials: Glass, brass, leather, wood and bast. Mode...
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Vintage 1930s European Mid-Century Modern More Desk Accessories

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Brass

Midcentury Butler Bell in Brass by Cawa, Denmark, 1960s
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Unusual arched table or desk bell in brass. Designed and manufactured by Cawa in Denmark during the 1960s. Makers mark beneath its base.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern More Desk Accessories

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Brass

19th Century Victorian Brass Decorative Dinner Bell
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
19th century Victorian brass decorative dinner bell, circa 1890. Features 2 stylized fish which form the suspension arms to support the bell. Standing on plinth base. Would have h...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Late Victorian More Desk Accessories

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Brass

Victorian Brass & Mother of Pearl Bird Motif Table Bell
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Victorian Brass & Mother of Pearl Bird Motif Table Bell, With a Flying bird handle above three luminous mother of pearl shells, concealing the steel bell, raised on a circular marble...
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Antique Late 19th Century American High Victorian More Desk Accessories

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Marble, Brass

Antique English Victorian Brass Tavern Candlestick with Service Bell
Located in Plainview, NY
A late 19th century antique English Victorian brass tavern candlestick with service bell. The brass surface has some discoloration due to the age but overall the candlestick is in go...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian More Desk Accessories

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Brass

1920s Antique Arts & Crafts Danish Sterling Silver Table Bell
By Georg Jensen
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Danish sterling silver table bell in the Arts & Crafts style; an addition to our range of ornamental silverware. This exceptional antiq...
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Vintage 1920s Danish Arts and Crafts More Desk Accessories

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Sterling Silver

Table Bell "Cock" by Walter Bosse for Hertha Baller
By Hertha Baller, Walter Bosse
Located in Vienna, AT
Solid brass blackened, designed by Walter Bosse for Hertha Baller in the 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern More Desk Accessories

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Brass

Table Bell "Penguin" by Walter Bosse for Hertha Baller
By Hertha Baller, Walter Bosse
Located in Vienna, AT
Solid brass partially blackened, designed by Walter Bosse for Hertha Baller in the 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern More Desk Accessories

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Brass

Brass Table Bell by Walter Bosse for Hertha Baller
By Hertha Baller, Walter Bosse
Located in Vienna, AT
Solid brass blackened, designed by Walter Bosse produced by Hertha Baller in the 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern More Desk Accessories

Vintage Gold Murano Glass Table Bell with Hand Painted Flower
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Vintage gold Murano glass table bell with hand painted flower. Size: 3.5" D x 6" H.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Late Victorian More Desk Accessories

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Murano Glass

Small Sized Bell with Wooden Handle, circa 1900-1940
Located in Culver City, CA
Assortment of hand bells with turned and ebonized handles. Made in America, circa 1900-1940.
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Early 20th Century American More Desk Accessories

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Wood

Edwardian Butler Bell Push Japanese Ivory Figure on Tortoise Shell
Located in London, Greenwich
An Edwardian country house butler bell push. This truly is the Rolls Royce of call bell pushes. A hand carved Japanese ivory figure sits on tortoise shell with three ivory push butto...
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Antique Early 1900s British Edwardian More Desk Accessories

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Ivory

Hollywood Regency Paste Crystal Diamond and Gold Toledo Tortoise Bell
Located in London, by appointment only
A very unusual and rare mid-20th century Toledo gilt tortoise bell, the top unusually covered in paste diamonds. Measures: Length 6 inches 15cm Depth 3 1/2inches 9cm Height 2 in...
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Mid-20th Century Spanish Mid-Century Modern More Desk Accessories

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Bronze

Venetian Bronze Hand Bell with God Mercury, 16th Century
Located in Kensington, MD
This bronze bell is of the type cast in Venice in the 16th century. It is topped with a figure of Mercury surmounting a procession of putti with garlands and a blank cartouche. It me...
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Antique 16th Century Italian Renaissance More Desk Accessories

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Bronze

Paul Evans & Phillip Lloyd Powell Handcrafted Steel, Brass & Wood Brutalist Bell
By Phillip Lloyd Powell, Paul Evans
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Early collaborative Paul Evans and Phillip Lloyd Powell torch cut metal Hand held Bell. Featuring a hand worked rectangular Iron bell form, circular Brass details with stacked Walnut...
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Vintage 1960s American Brutalist More Desk Accessories

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Brass, Steel

Pewter Table Bell of Infanta Margarita Teresa Juan Bautista Martine Del Mazo
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Pewter table bell of Infanta Margarita Teresa Juan Bautista Martine Del Mazo. Size: 3.5" W x 2.5" D x 3.5" H.
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Vintage 1980s Spanish Bohemian More Desk Accessories

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Pewter

Large early 20th century partners desk centrepiece with bell, circa 1910
Located in London, GB
A large and impressive, horn and silver plate partners desk centerpiece, circa 1910. It comprises two superb mythical sea creatures in horn and silver-plate and two hinged lid inkwel...
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Antique Early 1900s English Inkwells

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Silver Plate

Original 1961 GPO Model 706 Telephone in Ivory, On/Off Bell Feature
By GPO ( General Post Office )
Located in Forest Row, East Sussex
An original GPO model 706 telephone in ivory. 1961 'Bell On/Bell Off' feature. Original nylon carrying handle (not for carrying). Fully refurbished. Dimensions: H 14.5cm, W 22cm, ...
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Vintage 1960s English Art Deco More Desk Accessories

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Bakelite

Alexander Graham Bell's Partner's Desk from the Birchbrow Mansion, 19th Century
Located in Hamburg, PA
This Birchbrow library desk is an important and historical piece once belonging to Father Thomas Sanders, a friend of Alexander Graham Bell. The desk was crafted in the 1880s where h...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Aesthetic Movement Desks and Writing ...

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Oak

Two Venetian Bronze Hand Bells with the God Mercury, 16th Century
Located in Kensington, MD
These bronze cast bells are of the type made in Venice in the 16th century. Both are topped with figures of Mercury. The larger of the two bells is decorated with reliefs of putti ...
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Antique 16th Century Italian Renaissance More Desk Accessories

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Bronze

Sterling Silver "Bell-Form" Inkwell
Located in New York, NY
Sterling silver, "bell-form" inkwell, Birmingham, England, 1927. Measures: 5" high x 4 1/2" diameter; weighted; has original glass liner. Underside of lid is vermeille. Excellent con...
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Early 20th Century English Inkwells

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Sterling Silver

Figured Walnut George II 18th Century Kneehole Desk Attributed to Elizabeth Bell
Located in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
A fine George II figured walnut kneehole desk attributed to Elizabeth Bell & Sons, 1740-1758. The superb quarter veneered figured walnut top is bordered by a fine feather stringin...
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Antique 1740s English George II Desks

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Walnut

White 1930s Glamour Bakelite Telephone by Bell Systems
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Vintage white bakelite 1930s glamor telephone made by Bell Systems for the Western Electric company. This phone is present in many Hollywood Glamor films of the 1930s.
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Desk Accessories

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Bakelite

Antique Early 20th Century Hotel Bell
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Antique early 20th century hotel bell Brass and wood base. circa 1920. In original condition, with minor wear consistent of age and use.  
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Vintage 1920s French Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

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Wood

Sterling Silver 'Bell' Inkwell, Antique George V, 1928
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive, large antique George V English sterling silver inkwell, part of our antique diverse ornamental silverware collection. This exceptional antique...
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Vintage 1920s English Inkwells

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Sterling Silver

Opaline Glass Perfume with Inkwell and Bell Push
Located in New Orleans, LA
This superb opaline glass perfume set is wonderfully equipped with a bell push and inkwell set in doré bronze and mounted on a marble base. Excellent condition, circa 1860.
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Antique 19th Century Unknown Other Inkwells

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Marble, Bronze

French Bronze Louis Philippe Period Inkwell and Bell Set, circa 1840
Located in Atlanta, GA
The shaped and footed platform or stand with a central carrying handle and three fitted sections housing two inkwells and a sandwell all with removable lids, extending outward from t...
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Antique 1830s French Louis Philippe Inkwells

18th Century Silver Inkwell with Bell Dated Fused, Off and Cesellato, Punches
Located in Palermo, IT
18th century silver inkwell with bell and with 4 element with Sicilian marks was made in Palermo in 1794. Every piece is marked with the symbol of eagle that is representative of th...
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Antique 1790s Italian Louis XVI Inkwells

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Silver

Antique Silver Nephrite Enamel and Gem Set Bell Push
Located in Chicago, IL
Circa 1910 - 1920 Austrian Sterling Silver and Guilloche Enamel Bell push, measuring 1 1/2 inches in diameter X 1 1/4 inches in height. Centrally set with a Cabochon domed Nephrite s...
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Vintage 1910s Edwardian Desk Accessories

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Oriental Pearl, Jade, Silver, Enamel

Antique Roman Charioteer Napoleon III Bronze Table Bell Fountain Pen Brush
Located in Munich, Bavaria
Highly unusual brush for cleaning fountain pens in the shape of a Roman charioteer. This outstanding object doubles also as a table bell with a doublefaced clapper. The bell is made...
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Antique 1860s Napoleon III Desk Accessories

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Bronze

German 19th Century Bracket Clock, Walnut with Westminster Chimes on 8 Bells
Located in Houston, TX
Very handsome walnut clock with ormolu mounts on the sides, front corners and paw feet. Urn type finials grace the top center and top corners. Beveled glass front opening to a face ...
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Antique Late 19th Century German Table Clocks and Desk Clocks

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Walnut

Bell Desk
By Paul Oxborough
Located in Greenwich, CT
Paul G. Oxborough studied at Minneapolis College of Art and Design and Atelier Lesueur, a 4 year program that adheres to the French academic tradition. He has exhibited numerous time...
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2010s American Realist Figurative Paintings

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Linen, Oil

20th Century Italian Sterling Silver Desk Bell
By Arval Argenti Valenza
Located in VALENZA, IT
Desk bell in sterling silver. The bell is smooth with beaded decorations both on the body and on the knob. The body is perforated to make the bell sound (brass movement) more ringin...
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1990s Italian Other Sterling Silver

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Sterling Silver, Brass

Art Deco Chrome Bell Shade Desk Lamp
By Donald Deskey
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful and rare Art Deco table lamp, circa 1940s rewired the shade moves side to side and up and down, the chrome its in very clean condition with natural wear due to age, no rust.
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20th Century American Art Deco Table Lamps

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Chrome

  • Art Deco Chrome Bell Shade Desk Lamp
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H 24 in. W 9 in. D 11 in.
Tiffany Studios New York "Lotus Bell" Desk Lamp
By Tiffany Studios
Located in New York, NY
This Tiffany Studios New York leaded glass “Lotus Bell” desk lamp features a beautiful, bell-shaped shade decorated with a cascading geometric design and ombré honey-hued glass tiles...
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Antique Early 1900s North American Art Nouveau Table Lamps

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Bronze

Industrial Articulating Brass Daul Desk Lamp with Bell Shades
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Early late Edwardian industrial articulating brass lamp with dual lights. Each with milk glass bell-shaped shades. The lamp is in excellent condition and works perfectly. Dimensions...
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Vintage 1910s American Industrial Table Lamps

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Brass

Brass and Chrome Machine Age Bell Shade Reading Desk Lamp
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Machine Age brass and chrome bell shaped reading desk lamp. Measures: 13"H x 7" W x 11" D.
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Vintage 1930s American Machine Age Table Lamps

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Brass

Art Deco Desk Table Lamp with Bell Shaped Glass Shade
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Art Deco desk table lamp bell shape glass shade and wood and chrome trim. Measures: 9" deep x 16" tall x 6.5" diameter.
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Vintage 1930s American Table Lamps

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Chrome

American Art Nouveau Tiffany Favrile "Bell" Desk Lamp by Tiffany Studios
By Tiffany Studios
Located in Englewood, NJ
An American Art Nouveau bronze and favorite glass "Bell" desk lamp by, Tiffany Studios decorated with a green Tiffany Favrile green intensely iridized "damascene" bell form shade wit...
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Early 20th Century American Art Nouveau Decorative Objects

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Bronze

KMD Daalderop Art Deco Counterweight Desk Lamp with Bell Shade, 1935
By Willem H. Gispen, Daalderop KDM Royal Holland
Located in The Hague, NL
This rare desk or table lamp is called The Tumbler (De Tuimelaar) and was produced by KMD Daalderop in the Netherlands, circa 1935. The striking design in bronzed metal is marked by ...
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Vintage 1930s Dutch Art Deco Table Lamps

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Metal

Rare Brass Desk or Dinner Bell by Walter Bosse, Austria, circa 1951
By Walter Bosse
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
Rare Mid-Century cast brass desk or dinner bell made by Austrian designer Walter Bosse, circa 1951-1954 We have seen other examples of these bells before but without the matching ...
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Brass

Arts & Crafts Era Young Man Ringing the Town Bell Sculpture Table or Desk Lamp
Located in Lisse, NL
Large and highly decorative antique table lamp with stunning quality boy sculpture. If you are looking for a rare and meaningful table lamp that is also great to look at, then this ...
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Early 20th Century European Arts and Crafts Table Lamps

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Metal

Antique German Figural Owl Desk Bell Original Glass Eyes D.R.G.M.
Located in Toledo, OH
Rare German figural owl desk bell with original glass eyes. Marked on the bottom D.R.G.M. #192197. Push beak for bell to ring.
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Antique Early 1900s German Victorian More Desk Accessories

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Iron

Antique Cast Brass or Polished Bronze Novelty Mechanical Desk Bell, Pig
Located in London, GB
A rare find, this fabulous figural desk bell was cast in brass or polished bronze in the form of a pig with a quality screwed construction. The mechanical bell can be would from the ...
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Antique 1890s German Late Victorian More Desk Accessories

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Brass

Antique English Oak and Silver Plate Mechanical Desk Bell, circa 1890
Located in London, GB
A handsome and most unusual desk or counter bell made from the winning combination of solid English oak and silver plated fittings. This mechanical bell is operated by fulling the...
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Antique 1890s Late Victorian More Desk Accessories

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Silver Plate

Israeli Verdigris Bronze Tray by Maurice Ascalon for Pal-Bell Co.
By Pal-Bell, Maurice Ascalon
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Midcentury tray designed by Maurice Ascalon for Pal-Bell Co. in Israel circa 1950s. Pictured is a stunning Israeli modern tray featuring Ascalon signature verdigris bronze finish wit...
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Vintage 1950s Israeli Mid-Century Modern More Desk Accessories

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Bronze

Figural Victorian Desk / Counter Bell, circa 1860 Cherub
Located in London, GB
A truly charming desk or counter bell and certainly a rare find, English in era and dating to circa 1860. Standing on four ornate cast feet, the bell is cased both bottom and top ...
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Antique 1860s British Late Victorian More Desk Accessories

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Brass

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Desk Bell For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal desk bell for your home. Each desk bell for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, brass and wood. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer desk bell, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. Each desk bell bearing Mid-Century Modern, Victorian or Art Deco hallmarks is very popular. Walter Bosse, Hertha Baller and Arval Argenti Valenza each produced at least one beautiful desk bell that is worth considering.

How Much is a Desk Bell?

The average selling price for a desk bell at 1stDibs is $850, while they’re typically $55 on the low end and $28,000 for the highest priced.