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Lena Horne's estate set for auction

Feb. 15, 2011 at 8:19 PM
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NEW YORK, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- The estate of late entertainer and civil rights activist Lena Horne is headed for the auction block, auctioneers and appraisers Doyle New York said Tuesday.

Set for Feb. 23, the sale will include approximately 200 lots of fine art, costume jewelry, accessories, gowns, memorabilia, decorations, silver, furniture, photographs and books from Horne's home on Manhattan's Upper East Side.

The public is invited to the exhibition of the Estate of Lena Horne on view from Friday through Tuesday at Doyle New York, located at 175 East 87th Street in Manhattan, the company said.

The singer and actress died in May at the age of 92.

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