Jakob Ziegler: industrial pioneer and self-made man
Winterthur native Jakob Ziegler (1775–1863) is one of Switzerland’s most remarkable industrial pioneers, and is of great importance to the industrial heritage of the Schaffhausen region.
The move to Schaffhausen
Sensational court case
De mortuis nil nisi bene
Ziegler Ceramics. Sought-after Schaffhausen earthenware, 1828 – 1973
25.02.2023 09.07.2023 / Museum zu Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen
One hundred and ninety-five years ago, the triumphal history of an important Swiss ceramics manufacturer began in Schaffhausen. Thanks to their high quality and innovative production methods, the products of the Ziegler ceramics factory conquered the Swiss market. For the first time, the Museum zu Allerheiligen is devoting a major exhibition to the history and products of the Ziegler ceramics factory.