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art historian , antique dealer , art advisor

Adrian David Sassoon, British Art historian. Member county Attingham Trust for Study County House in British, since 1990. Member French Porcelain Society (committee member since 1985, treasurer since 1989), Lyford Cay Club (Nassau) M C.

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, 1966-1968;student, Sunningdale School, Berkshire, 1969-1973;student, Eton College, Berkshire, 1974-1978;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

  • Other Work

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

Membership

Member county Attingham Trust for Study County House in British, since 1990. Member French Porcelain Society (committee member since 1985, treasurer since 1989), Lyford Cay Club (Nassau) M C.

Connections

father:
Hugh Meyer Sassoon

mother:
Marion Julia (Schiff) Sassoon