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Foss Estate Sales has been working as estate appraisal and estate sale specialists in the greater Seattle area for the past 10 years.  We provide a superior level of professionalism and experience to every estate sale we manage. Our estate sale and appraisal staff has worked with hundreds of families who need to evaluate and sell the contents of a home. We offer a range of services including: On-site management of estate liquidation, downsizing and moving sales as well as consignment of individual items. As trusted professionals, we will act as advocates for your estate to assist your executor, administrator or attorney, in handling the details of a loved one’s estate and most importantly to maximize the value of the items we are asked to sell.

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Seattle Estate Sale

  • 3223 6th Avenue South Seattle, WA, 98134 United States (map)

We are please to be able to offer you a fine estate featuring a variety of Asian antiques, fine furniture, jewelry and more.

A beautiful collection of Asian ceramics, textiles, furniture, contemporary regional art, silver and more.  


  • Lalique Bagatelle Vase
  • Sonja Blomdahl Double Bubble Vase
  • Sonja Blomdahl Vase
  • Baccarat Butterfly
  • Lalique Pimlico Crested Blue Jay
  • Lalique "Mesanges" Candlestick
  • Large selection of Waterford Christmas Ornaments
  • R.C. Gorman Signed limited edition 'Poppies' Vase
  • R.C. Gorman Platter Signed limited edition.
  • Dan Bergsma Glass Vessel
  • Dennis Evans Painting
  • Tiffany & Company Love Knot Necklace
  • Tiffany & Co. Crystal Dresser Box
  • Morgan & Peace Dollars
  • Sterling Silver Flatware Gorham Lyric Service for 16
  • Sterling Silver Water Pitcher
  • Assorted Sterling Silver Platters and serving pieces
  • Half-Hull
  • Chinese silk embroidery depicting cranes in waves, six-panel panel screen; cedar shelf.
  • Map of Asia. Ivory linen-wrapped mat, black and gilt frame.
  • Pair Chinese export lacquer panels in rosewood frames, incised greek key border, scenic decoration depicting cranes, birds in pine, peonies in gilt and polychrome on a cyan ground.
  • Chinese silk kesi panel with four-clawed dragon, clouds; reverse lined with saffron silk.
  • Hand-colored map of China and 'Birmah'; ivory linear mat with black and gold frame.
  • Hand-colored map of Asia; white linear mat and gold and black frame.
  • Impressionist painting depicting a butte and creek with watering cattle and trees. Goldtone frame, gilt-highlighted linen wrapped mat with brass badge.
  • Macro photographic print depicting botanical scene with branch; unframed on white mount.
  • Japanese screen depicting pink peonies.
  • Gilt carved wood panel with high relief depicting birds amidst pine branches and flora. Framed in deep mitered mid-20th c. frames covered in gold raw silk.
  • Gilt carved wood panel with high relief depicting birds amidst pine branches and flora. Framed in deep mitered mid-20th c. frames covered in gold raw silk.
  • Hand-colored map of Tartary, 17th c., by John Speed. Mat wrapped in burgundy raw silk; black and gold frame.
  • Pair Thai temple rubbings; cyan raw silk frames with goldtone inner edge.
  • Chinese gilt wood carving in shadowbox frame with engraved brass gift label.
  • Chinese provincial scene with buttes, houses, rockery dam. Laid on dark green silk mount with goldtone frame.
  • Painting in grisaille depicting cranes in a jungle. Green silk wrapped frame with inner goldtone edge.
  • Color lithographs depicting Alaska and sea scenes. Green raw silk mat and goldtone frame.
  • Scroll painting depicting path in woods with bridge over creek, man herding head of cattle.
  • Pair Chinese sculpted rugs with blue border, ivory field, withshou symbols with cloud scrolls, bamboo and cherry blossommotifs.
  • Kashan-type rectangular rug, pink field with allover floral motifs.
  • Presentation Japanese sword, wave crest motif tsuba.
  • Couroc bird-motif lacquer tray; other lacquer tray.
  • Red lacquer on leather one-drawer document box with hinged lid; applied phoenix bird, scroll, fu dog motifs.
  • Chinese festival basket with handle.
  • Knights of Columbus sword with white composite handle with design, scabbard, leather carrying case.
  • Bisque geisha figure.
  • Ming porcelain bowl with grapevine motif at exterior.
  • Ando Sato wireless cloisonne baluster vase with monochrome floral relief.
  • Porcelain brush box, blue underglaze fu dog decoration.
  • White porcelain eggshell lithophane bowl with dragon decoration.
  • Bronze wheeled horse figurine.
  • Open box with incised decoration depicting birds.
  • Pair square brush pots with blue and white decoration depicting two dragons as a round scrolling motif.
  • Guangxu period pair iron red bowls with gold shou characters, blue border.
  • Qing period shouldered baluster vase with fine enamelling depicting court scene in summer garden.
  • Wireless cloisonne on white metal baluster vase with monochrome turquoise floral decoration.
  • Bronze usubata ikebana dish-form vase with wave-form stand.
  • Octagonal Chinese court necklace basket.
  • Lacquer round picnic box with handle, lid, bird and chrysanthemum decoration.
  • Red lacquer on leather document box with applied fu dogs, bats, brass hardware.
  • Hardstone floral centerpiece, jade and coral.
  • Stone carving depicting a dog.
  • American art pottery vase with green to black glazes.
  • Incised porcelain vase with salmon motif, ombre beige glaze.
  • Glass lanterns. Glass executive award ice bucket.
  • Brass teapot with incised decoration.
  • Brass triangular vessel.
  • Pair bamboo globe lamps with inner shades.
  • Chinese carved stone leaf-form dish and carved stone fruit.
  • Eight pieces colored glass stemware; flash-colored and enameled plate.
  • Figured celadon jade flared-rim bowl with incised archaic kanji at sides.
  • Nine-piece condiment tray with rosewood dish holder; multicolorfloral enameling.
  • White metal flask with incised dragon motif decoration.
  • Satsuma Japanese tea set with ivory ground, multicolored florals; to include pot and five covered cups.
  • Pair brass turned standard lamp with protruding disc at center. White drum shade.
  • Steep-sided Chinese porcelain bowl with blue decoration of phoenix bird at sides and interior, double ring at foot and inner bottom.
  • Chinese porcelain bowl with underglaze blue hexagonal tiling decoration at interior and exterior.
  • Chinese porcelain blue underglaze bowl with dragon motifs at exterior, white interior, raised foot. Floral mark at underside.
  • Chinese white porcelain covered round box, lower portion with raised foot, blue dragon and clouds decoration.
  • Pair glazed porcelain flared bowls/deep plates with underglaze blue birds and foliage designs.
  • White porcelain vase or dropper bottle with paneled body, blue underglaze deer and foliate decoration.
  • Chinese blue and white shallow bowl with archaistic dragon and clouds decoration at interior, double ring at center and underfoot.
  • Chinese export plate, blue underglaze floral at center interior,  twining vine decoration at rims.
  • Brass floor lamp.
  • Rosewood Chinese cabinet with carved poppy motifs at two lower accordion doors under two drawers.
  • Chinese cabinet with coffered panels with gilt floral and inset carved gilt relief panels at two lower accordion doors under two drawers.
  • Korean elm chest with butterfly-motif hinges.
  • Korean elm chest with butterfly-motif hinges.
  • Pine birthing chair with leather and hobnail trim at seat, tripod legs.
  • Electric lift assist chair.
  • Wood and leather executive armchair with hobnail trim.
  • Hardwood two-drawer low console or coffee table.
  • Hardwood two-drawer low console or coffee table.
  • Mid-Century teak-framed sofas, gold upholstery.
  • Mid-Century teak-framed sofas, gold upholstery.
  • Chinese hardwood ice box or chest with vented lid top, carved archaic dragon motif and greek key strap-like applied decoration.
  • Chinese carved hardwood altar table with knot-form carving at apron, rolled top, lower leg stretcher.
  • Two-part Chinese hardwood cabinet with Dragon and Phoenix bird scrolled carved decoration at doors.
  • Contemporary red naugahyde executive armchair with hobnail edge trim.
  • Folding wood table, faux wood top.
  • Pair contemporary paisley armchairs with one ottoman each.
  • Hardwood two-drawer low console or coffee table.
  • Pine chest with brass fittings, two drawers over two door cabinet.
  • Pine chest with brass fittings, two drawers over two door cabinet.
  • Four drawer teak dresser with central lip pull.
  • Pair palisander two-drawer Chinese nightstands with brass pull, upper surface with turned up edge.
  • Pair palisander twin beds with headboard, rails, mattresses, linens.


The address will be posted at 9am on Thursday August 17th. A sign-up list will be posted at the house at 9am to determine the order of entry.

All lists are self-managed. If there is a problem with the list we will encourage the buyers to work it out among themselves. If you are not present at the time your name is called you will lose your spot on the list.

Doors open at 8am sharp on Friday (check listing for other days).
Cash & Credit Cards ONLY. NO CHECKS.

We do not charge any fees for credit cards.

You are responsible for loading out your purchases, bring packing materials and a strong back.

We will not have staff to assist with load outs they are needed inside the house.

No pricing is released before the sale.

Video Surveillance will be present during the sale.

Earlier Event: July 28
Gigantic Shoreline Estate Sale
Later Event: October 5
Lake Forest Park Online Only Auction