Antique Tiles in Chernivtsi

In Chernivtsi I saw a few tiles with the inscription “Leon Schrenzel Czernowitz.”

Overall, I saw the name of only one company that manufactured tiles. Leon Schrenzel’s building materials company was founded in 1887 a time when Chernivtsi would have been part of the Austrian Empire.


  1. Dear Areta,
    Your Blog is so wonderful
    Leon Schrenzel was the name of my grandfather from Lviv.
    The origin of the family is Chernivtsi.
    Do you know more about Leon?
    BTW Im the head of the Association of Commemoration Jewish sits in Lviv.


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