Not a gold potato, not a rare potato, not even a real potato -- but a photo of a potato. A million dollars. For a photo of a potato.
To be fair, it's got more to do with the photographer than the potato. Kevin Abosch's work includes portraiture of Johnny Depp, Bob Geldof, Steven Spielberg, and Yoko Ono. Even so, his average asking price is normally around the $288,000 mark.
The potato portrait sold at auction to " a European businessman" Business Insider reports.