Bonhams’ sale of property that belonged to American artist, jeweller and philanthropist Sidney Mobell achieved strong results in Los Angeles on June 20, 2023.
The top lot was a Sidney Mobell 23K gold plated and gem-set Monopoly game. The game included the board, dice, tokens, cards, hotels, houses, dice cup and play money printed in metallic paper. The game achieved US$28,800, over five times above its pre-sale estimate.
Another top lot was a Sidney Mobell 18K bi-colored gold and round diamond loupe, set with round diamonds weighing 4.35 carats with an x10 magnification ability. The loupe achieved US$10,880, over four times its pre-sale estimate.
The 45-lot sale made a total of US$132,864 with 87% sold by lot and 100% sold by value.