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Gideon Sasson

Sasson Ancient Art
King David Hotel-Annex
IS-Jerusalem 94 101

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The Sasson Ancient Art Gallery deals in ancient art and antiquities from the Near East, Egypt, and the Classical world: Greek, Etruscan and Roman. It deals as well with early Jewish and Christian art from the early Byzantine period.
The Gallery was founded in 1981, by Gideon Sasson, third generation in the art trade in Jerusalem, graduate of the Archaeological Institute of the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, completed his studies for M.A. in Classical Archaeology, in 1978.
Gideon Sasson specializes in bronze and marble sculpture and pre-Roman and Roman glass. He has had a major part in the formation of several important ancient art collections, and among his clients are museums, collectors and dealers worldwide. He has exhibited in international art fairs, such as TEFAF Basel, and he is a founding member of IADAA and a former member of its Executive Board.
The gallery is located in the King David Hotel-Annex, in the art galleries district of Jerusalem, Israel. The gallery is authorized by the Israel Antiquities Authority. The objects in the gallery are all of legal provenance, registered at the Israel Antiquities Authority, and are exported from Israel, with the export approval certificate of the Authority.

Roman bronze Hermes – a balsamarium
2nd century AD
H. 16.5 cm
Ex. American private collection, New York City, acquired from Mathias Komor in the 1960s-70s.