Antique brooch sells for 15 times its estimate in London

SparkleMe

SparkleMe

2015-07-06 12:48:33

An antique sapphire and diamond brooch that is dated from the late 19th century has just sold for more than 15 times its high estimate at Sothebys in London.

The brooch is of a fleur de lys design and sold for an incredible £90,000-despite being only expected to sell for £5,500 at most. 

It was sold as part of Sotheby's fine jewels auction which is currently underway in London. 

Added from sothebys.com
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