Copyright and citation guidelines

Providing links to CERAMICA CH or individual entries in CERAMICA is not just permissible but actually welcome.

Copyright on the images

The images in CERAMICA CH are protected by Swiss copyright law. Where necessary and possible, the CERAMICA Foundation and the museums involved have done their utmost to trace the legal successors to request permission to reproduce the images. If, despite all our efforts, legal issues relating to copyright have not been sufficiently clarified in individual cases, we would be grateful if the legal successors or institutions concerned could contact us to clarify the situation from a legal standpoint.

Visitors to the CERAMICA CH website are permitted to use the images included for non-commercial, private and research purposes.

For commercially motivated projects and activities in particular, the rights of use must be obtained in advance and in writing from the museum concerned. Image data cannot be ordered via CERAMICA CH. All orders for images must be placed directly with the museum in question by quoting the inventory number. CERAMICA CH is in no way responsible for the unauthorised use of image data owned by third parties.

Citation guidelines

The entries of the individual ceramic objects and the accompanying texts are protected by copyright law. Private or academic use of all contents fall under the rules of academic integrity. The entries can be cited in the same way as articles. The publication (online or offline) or commercial use of CERAMICA CH entries requires the express consent of the museum concerned. If you wish to use any of the overview texts in CERAMICA CH, in part or in full, for commercial purposes, please contact us in advance ( to obtain permission.

Entries may be cited according to the following specifications:

Author(s) of the entry (year of publication or date of last modification). Title of the entry (vessel type, place of manufacture, workshop, inventory number). In CERAMICA CH. URL of the entry.


Blaettler, Roland (2019), Matzendorf-Aedermannsdorf SO, Fayencemanufaktur (1798–1883). In: CERAMICA CH. Aufgerufen von*%3A*, date.