Schreiber Factory

Founded by Andrei Schreiber in St Petersburg (1801). One of the leading bronze workshops in St Petersburg. Located near the Church of the Holy Sign in the Ligovka district. Employed 106 craftsmen. Andrei Schreiber and his sons Ivan and Pavel collaborated with such famous architects as Carlo Rossi, Auguste de Montferrand and Alexander Brullov. Made chandeliers for the state rooms of the Mikhailovsky Palace and bronze ornaments for the interiors of the Anichkov Palace, Yelagin Palace and Winter Palace after designs by Carlo Rossi. After Andrei Schreiber’s death (1843), his son Pavel inherited the business. Leased out and then sold to Karl Giese and Jean Landrus (1847).

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