NYC sale of Lena Horne's belongings nets $316,000

FILE - Lena Horne, 57, is seen in New York in this Dec. 12, 1974 file photo. The estate of sultry jazz singer and actress Lena Horne is selling some of the fancy gowns, jewelry, fine art and books that filled her New York City apartment. More than 200 items are for sale at the Doyle New York auction house Wednesday Feb. 23, 2011. She died last May at age 92. (AP Photo/Jerry Mosey, File)

February 23, 2011 10:11:16 PM PST
An auction of 200 items that once filled the home of jazz singer and actress Lena Horne sold Wednesday for $316,000, more than double the highest pre-sale estimate.