A Fabergé flower study valued at an estimated £1 million ($1.27 million) has joined the pantheon of the most expensive items ever appraised by Antiques Roadshow.
“We’ve had one of the most significant jewelry finds in 40 years of Antiques Roadshow history,” Simon Shaw, executive producer of the long-running BBC series, told the Daily Mail.
The flower is about four inches tall, and has been incorrectly described by other news sources as a brooch. Jewelry expert Geoffry Munn, who appraised the rare piece, even went so far as to say the bauble could fetch £1.2–1.4 million ($1.5–1.78 million) at auction. read more