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Adrian David Sassoon

Adrian David Sassoon, British art historian, antique dealer, art advisor. Member French Porcelain Society (committee member 1985-1995, treasurer 1989-1995), Lyford Cay Club (Nassau), Brook's (London).

Background

  • Sassoon, Adrian David was born on February 1, 1961 in London. Son of Hugh Meyer and Marion Julia (Schiff) Sassoon.

  • Education

    • Student, Wagner's, London, 1968. Student, Sunningdale School, Berkshire, 1973. Student, Eton College, Berkshire, 1978.

      Diploma (honorary) in fine arts, Inchbald School Design, London, 1979. Diploma (honorary) in fine arts, Christie's Fine Arts Course, London, 1980.

    Career

    • Curatorial assistant Department Decorative Arts, 1980-1982. Assistant curator The Jean Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, California, 1982-1984. Director Alexander & Berendt, Ltd., 1987-1992.

      Curator special loan exhibition Sèvres Porcelain, International Ceramics Fair, 2001. Exhibitor Grosvenor House Art & Antique Fair, London, since 2001.

    Works

    • Dealer, author in French 18th-century porcelain and contemporary British studio ceramics and glass, since 1992. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member French Porcelain Society (committee member 1985-1995, treasurer 1989-1995), Lyford Cay Club (Nassau), Brook's (London).

    Connections

    • father: Hugh Meyer Sassoon
    • mother: Marion Julia (Schiff) Sassoon
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    Born February 1, 1961
    (age 56)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      Wagner's
    • 1973
      Sunningdale School
    • 1978
      Eton College
    • 1979
      Inchbald School Design
    • 1980
      Christie's Fine Arts Course
    • 1980 - 1982
      Curatorial assistant, Department Decorative Arts
    • 1982 - 1984
      assistant, curator The J. Paul Getty Museum
      Malibu, California, United States
    • 1987 - 1992
      director, Alexander & Berendt