Manufacture of Holíč

Location: Trnavský kraj, okres Skalica, Holíč

GPS: N48°48'32'' E17°9'44''

One of the first manufactures in Slovakia founded by the husband of Empress Maria Theresa, Francis of Lotharingia, was put in operation in Holíč in western Slovakia.

In the centre of the little town Holíč in region Záhorie stands the group of buildings from the 18thcentury where one of the first manufactures in Slovakia operated. Manufacture was in fact a follow up in the tradition of the Haban ceramic workshops which existed here before and produced the earthenware. There were pottery workshops including that for processing the potters clay, glazing shop, muffle shop, furnaces, laboratories, stores, workshops of painters, a shop and offices.

Source: Vydavateľstvo Dajama