Autumn Programme

Adrian Sassoon at Sotheby’s, London
28 September – 6 November 2020
Adrian Sassoon at the London House of Modernity
5 – 28 October 2020

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Introducing our Summer Collection

We hope you will enjoy this curated group of work from our stable of international artists. Colours and light – objects and their backgrounds – it is summer here in the Northern Hemisphere:

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Hitomi Hosono in her studio

From a Distance viewing room

For months we have been observing how many artists work in studios where geographic and personal distance is common-place. Most of us are currently living and working in a similar manner. Our new Viewing Room will showcase artists who work from a distance.

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Tobias Møhl & Kevin Grey Announced As Loewe Craft Prize Finalists 2020

Adrian Sassoon is delighted to announce that Danish glass artist, Tobias Møhl and British silversmith, Kevin Grey have been shortlisted as finalists for the celebrated Loewe Craft Prize 2020. Their chosen works highlight their technical expertise in glass and metal. Møhl’s Black Twill Collection is a group of five botanically inspired vessels made in clear […]

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Kate Malone on clay – interview with Grant Gibson

Please do listen to an informative and enjoyable conversation between Grant Gibson and Kate Malone about her work and relationship with clay on the podcast Material Matters.

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Christmas at Adrian Sassoon

With Christmas on the horizon, here are some ideas of objects that we have available. We cover a really wide range of prices and can wrap and deliver for you, thereby saving you a lot of time and searching.

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Salon of Art + Design

Between the 14th – 18th November we will be in the Park Avenue Armory for The Salon Art + Design.

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PAD London Art+Design, 2019

Adrian Sassoon presents a selection of ceramics, metalwork, glass, hardstone and jewellery at this year’s Pavilion of Art and Design.

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Inspired by Chatsworth: A selling exhibition

This summer, Sotheby’s New York will host a sumptuous exhibition of masterpieces on loan from the Devonshire collection at Chatsworth House which will accompany a selling exhibition.

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Exhibition at the Heide Museum: An Idea Needing to be Made: Contemporary Ceramics

27 July – 20 October 2019
This is an exhibition centred predominantly around the idea of the vessel form and its continued use and reinvention by contemporary artists working with clay…

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Install images of A Tea Journey: From the Mountains to the Table held at Compton Verney

Exhibition at Compton Verney: A Tea Journey: From the Mountains to the Table

6 July – 22 September 2019

This exhibition explores the fascinating history of tea through a wide variety of art works and artefacts…

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Hitomi Hosono's work at the British Museum

Manga – new body of work by Hitomi Hosono

Hitomi Hosono is primarily known for her intricate, lace-like porcelain sculptures which can be seen in private and public collections around the world.  However, her playfully expressive manga work is now taking centre-stage at a new exhibition at the British Museum.    A global phenomenon, manga are Japanese comics or graphic novels and Hitomi grew […]

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Bowl by Takeshi Yasuda

The Mint Museum purchase a vessel by Takeshi Yasuda

We are delighted to announce that the Mint Museum have purchased Qingbai Celadon Bowl with Golden Interior, 2018 – it is a Thrown and glazed Qingbai porcelain, with colloidal gold interior and it was made by the artist in Jingdezhen, China. To read more about Takeshi Yasuda please click here See more works acquired by […]

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Ceramic sculpture by Hitomi Hosono

Indianapolis Museum of Art purchase ‘A Very Large Feather Leaves Bowl’ by Hitomi Hosono

We are delighted to announce that the Indianapolis Museum of Art have purchased A Very Large Feather Leaves Bowl by Hitomi Hosono. “My technique was initially inspired by Wedgwood’s Jasperware, pioneered by Josiah Wedgwood over 200 years ago, in which thin ceramic reliefs or ‘sprigs’ were applied as surface decoration to a piece. First, I […]

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Ceramic vase by Hitomi Hosono

The British Museum acquires ‘Shoka Vase’, by Hitomi Hosono

We are delighted to announce that the British Museum have acquired Shoka Vase, by Hitomi Hosono. The vase takes its form from the revered Portland Vase and now sits in a cabinet alongside an 18th Century ‘copy’ made by Josiah Wedgwood. Hosono designed and worked with the master craftsmen at Wedgwood to make an edition […]

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TEFAF New York Spring, 2019

We are excited to be returning to New York and we will be presenting a carefully curated selection of ceramics, metalwork and glass.

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Junko Mori & Giovanni Corvaja announced as Loewe Craft prize finalists 2019

Junko Mori and Giovanni Corvaja are among the 29 artists that have been announced as finalists in the prestigious Loewe craft prize 2019. They will both have works exhibited in the exhibition in Tokyo, Japan between the 26th June and 22nd July 2019. Read more about LOEWE craft prize here: Mori’s piece, pictured above, is […]

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TEFAF Maastricht, 2019

16 March – 24 March 2019 Maastricht Exhibition & Congress Centre Maastricht, The Netherlands Adrian Sassoon will present a curated selection of ceramics, metalwork, glass, hardstone and jewellery. Two highlight pieces that we are taking to TEFAF Maastricht this year are: JUNKO MORI Uncontrollable Beauty; Cloud Tanka, 2018 Forged Fine silver 999, 12,035g Height 55cm […]

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Chatsworth House commissions Sowing Colour, 2016 – 2018 by Natasha Daintry

Sowing Colour, is made up of 237 porcelain pots; each are slip-cast and hand-modelled. It is the largest commission of Natasha Daintry’s career to date and it perfectly compliments the grand setting of Chatsworth House. Natasha Daintry says: “Tiny coloured pots grow monumentally and embody the dramatic and dynamic progression of Fibonacci’s mathematical sequence. The […]

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Pippin Drysdale exhibition in Perth, Western Australia

In this landmark show at the John Curtin Gallery, Pippin Drysdale is exhibiting a large body of works that mainly consists of groupings of ceramic ‘marbles’. These amorphic forms are inspired by the striking rock formations in the Karlu Karlu ‘Devil’s Marbles Conservation Reserve – a sacred Aboriginal site in the central Northern territory of […]

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The Salon Art + Design, 2018

Between the 9th – 12th November we will be in the Park Avenue Armory for The Salon Art + Design. The preview is on the 8th November.

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PAD, 2018

Adrian Sassoon presents a selection of ceramics, metalwork, glass, hardstone and jewellery at this year’s Pavilion of Art and Design.

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Two Sculptures by Hitomi Hosono and one by Robin Best

The Château Borély Museum purchase two vases by Hitomi Hosono and a sculpture by Robin Best

We are delighted to announce that Château Borély in Marseille have purchased A Black Leaves Tower, 2015, An English Daisy and Rose Vase, 2016 by Hitomi Hosono and Harold, 2016 by Robin Best. The two works by Hitomi Hosono showcase two totally different strands of her work both in the use of white and black porcelain as […]

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The Rothschild Foundation Purchase ‘A Pair of Caillouté Vases’ by Michael Eden for Waddesdon Manner

We are delighted to announce that Waddesdon Manner have purchased A Pair of Caillouté Vases by Michael Eden. The Pair of Caillouté Vases are based on pieces in the Waddesdon collection made by the Sèvres manufactory in the late 18th century. I was particularly attracted to one of these vases that is decorated with a […]

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Glass sculpture by Colin Reid

The Fitzwilliam Museum purchase ‘Colour Saturation; Vessel in White, Black and Red’ by Colin Reid

We are delighted to announce that the Fitzwilliam Museum have purchased Colour Saturation; Vessel in White, Black and Red by Colin Reid. This was one of the first vessels that he had made using a slumping technique combined with his colour saturation style. To see more works my Colin Reid please click here

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Sculpture by Bouke de Vries

The National Museum of Norway Purchase ‘Memory Vessel XLIV’ by Bouke de Vries

We are delighted to announce that the National Museum of Norway have purchased ‘Memory Vessel XLIV’ by Bouke de Vries. It is made of Contemporary glass following the original form of its contents; the collected remains of an early 17th century Italian Majolica earthenware jar. The National Museum of Norway is due to re-open in 2020. […]

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Micahel Eden Lecture at Harvard University

As a part of Michael Eden’s current residency at Emmanuel College in Boston he is giving a Lecture at Harvard University at 6.30pm on the 31st of July at the Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard. Please find out more at Harvard’s website here

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Talks programme at Masterpiece 2018

Thursday 28th June
16:30 – Hitomi Hosono: The Wedgwood Artist in Residence
18.00 – Join Dame Rosalind Savill for a tour of 18th Century Sèvres Porcelain on the stands of Michele Beiny, Adrian Sassoon and John Whitehead
Friday 29th June
12.00 – Slow Art Workshop with Adrian Sassoon and Kate Malone

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Portrait of Hitomi Hosono

Wedgwood by Hitomi Hosono

Wedgwood have been working with the wonderful ceramic artist Hitomi Hosono as their ‘artist in residence’. Hitomi has designed and worked with the master craftsmen at Wedgwood to make an edition of five jasperware Shōka Vases. Unlike the Roman cameo-glass original these porcelain vases are clad with an abundance of overlapping ferns. The thoughtful Japanese title means ‘sublimation’. Hitomi is Japanese-born […]

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Masterpiece, 2018

Adrian Sassoon will present a combination of contemporary ceramics, metalwork, glass, hardstone, jewellery alongside 18th Century French porcelain.

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