Dümler & Breiden Stein Catalog


The firm of Dümler & Breiden was formed in 1883 by Peter Dümler, already at the time an established Westerwald ceramics artist/modeler, and his brother-in-law Albert Breiden, a turner and technician who took responsibility for the production end of the business. Following Dümler’s death in 1907 and the departure of Breiden just six years later, the firm continued to be operated by Dümler heirs until its closure in 1992, although beer stein production had virtually ceased by the late 1950s. For more about Dümler & Breiden, see “Collector’s Guide to Dümler & Breiden Beer Steins”.

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1   “Apostles Peter and Paul” 9   “Dancing Couple”
11   “Emperor Wilhelm I in Coronation Regalia” 12   “Hunters and Huntresses”
16   Early Germans 17   “Battle in Teutoburg Forest”
19   “Luther, Calvin and Melanchthon” 20   “Charlemagne, Caesar and Alexander”
22   “Buffalo and Bear Hunt” 23   “Ornamented Barrel with Saying”
24   “Old German Peasant Wedding” 26   Birds in Vines with Saying
27   “Frog as Roman Commander” 28   “Tyrolean Parlor”
33   “Beer Test in 1560” 34   “Three Drinking Kings”
35   “Peasant Dance in 1525” 36   “Bear Hunting on Horseback”
37   Landsknecht with Bride” 38   “Old German Musicians”
39   “Bachelorhood and Marriage” 40   “Early German Drinkers”
41   “Folklife in 1530” 42   “Folklife in 1530”
43   “German and Roman Battlefield” 44   “Antique Portraits”
46   “Knight Head” 48   “Lazarus”
50   “Charlemagne, Caesar and Alexander” 52   Warrior with Coats of Arms
57   “German and Roman War” 58   “Cheruscan Battle Scene”
61   “Charlemagne, Caesar and Alexander” 62   “Charlemagne, Caesar and Alexander”
66   Hunting Scenes with Saying 67   “Farmer at the Plough in Society”
68   Hunting Scenes with Saying 79   “The Watch on the Rhine”
84   Mythical Creatures with Sayings 85   “Long Live Gemüthlichkeit
86   “Comical Dancers” 87   “Merry Peasants in 1525”
88   “Two Children” 90   “Comical Singers”
93   “Gustav Adolf Conquers a City” 95   “Germanic Sacrifice”
97   “Farmers’ Fair” 98   “Pollution Control”
99   Battle Scene 103   “Banquet in the Monastery”
104   “Banquet in the Monastery” 107   Images of Hercules
108   “Students from 1488, 1688 and 1888” 110   Grotesques with Saying
111   “Munich Child” 112   “Swan in Rushes”
113   “Roe Buck in Oak Leaves” 117   Three Scenes of Early Germans
119   “Virgin Forest Scene with Monkeys” 120   “Gambrinus”
126   “Phlegmatic Man” 127   “Monkeys in the Virgin Forest”
128   “Gambrinus” 130   Renaissance Explorers
133   “Buffalo and Bear Hunt” 136   “High-Wheel Bicyclers”
137   “Snoring Bartender” 138   “Knights and Minstrels”
148   4F Gymnastics 150   “Minstrels”
151   Biblical Figures 152   Biblical Figures
156   Bearded Man Jug 159   Schlaraffia Symbols
160   “Old German Choral Society” 162   “Patrician Couple”
163   “Patrician Couple” 164   Fire Brigade Symbols
165   “Bridal Couple with Saying” 168   Figures with Saying
171   Various Subjects 176   “Antioch vs. Maccabeus”
177   Germania with Saying” 178   “Friedrich III, Caesar and Alexander”
179   “Child’s Stein with Grapevines” 180   “Grapes”
184   “Drinking Landsknechte with Saying” 185   “Friedrich III”
186   “Wilhelm II” 187   “Gambrinus on His Throne”
188   Hamburg Coat of Arms with Saying 189   Bowling Scene
192   “Prince Bismarck” 193   “Three Emperors”
196   “Three Emperors” 197   Battle Scene
204   Rübezahl with Sayings” 205   “Four Jacks”
209   Rübezahl with Sayings” 212   Haberfeldtreiben with Saying”
213   “Figures with Sayings” 214   Decorating a Hat
215   “Four Jacks” 216   Early Germans with Saying
217   Soldier Holding Woman 218   Early Germans with Saying
219   Mythical Figures 224   “Couple Dining”
225   Socialist Political Rally 227   “Wm. Tell, Gessler, Knights and Swiss Villagers”
228   “Owl” 230   Homing Pigeon Association
234   “Poultry” 236   “Monk with Minstrels”
237   “Tyrolean Society” 238   Scrollwork
243   “Wm. Tell, Gessler, Knights and Swiss Villagers” 244   Germania and Mounted Warriors
249   “Figures in the Style of Holbein” 255   Gnomes in Hops Vines with Saying
259   Man with Saying 268   Munich Souvenir
271   Couple Drinking 272   Tavern Scene
273   “Knight and Barmaid” 274   Biblical Figures
276   Drinking Scenes 277   Four Faces with Toast
285   “Seafarers” 286   Gnomes with Saying
288   “Munich Child” 289   Heidelberg
293   “Peasant Wedding” 294   “Medallions and Fruit”
295   “Dancing Peasants” 296   “Medallion and Fruit”
299   “Freedom” 300   Germania Crushes the Serpent’s Head Underfoot”
304   “Peasant Dance” 310   Early Germans
312   “Old Bavaria” 313   “Trumpeter of Säckingen”
314   “Rococo Couple” 316   Renaissance Peasants
317   Dwarf Carousing with Mermaids 318   “Hunting Scene”
320   After the Hunt 322   Hunting Symbols
323   “Hans and Gret from the Ziller Valley” 324   “Trumpeter Kiss”
325   “Trumpeter of Säckingen” 326   Eagle on Floral Vine
330   “Figures with Sayings” 331   “Men of the Crusades”
332   “Early Germans” 333   “Monks and Knights”
334   Mythical Figures 335   “Achilles and Hector Armed for Battle”
350   Gymnastics Symbols 352   “Rococo Dancers”
353   “Tyrolean Heads” 354   “Tyrolean Heads”
355   “King Solomon” 357   “Dancing Tyrolean Couple”
359   “Old Harpist with Saying” 360   Fire Brigade Symbols
361   Lyre and Swan 362   “Dancing Couple”
363   “Patrician Couple” 364   Man with Shield and Stein
365   “Seated Landsknecht 366   Tavern Scene
367   “Dancing Children” 368   “Angels Under Umbrella”
369   “Trumpeter of Säckingen on Horseback” 370   “Bowling Society”
371   “Gnome with Large Stein” 372   “Gnome with Ferns and Oak Leaves”
372   Oberammergau Passion Play Souvenir 374   “Dancing Couple and Musicians”
375   Strolling Couple 376   “Dancers, Music and Saying”
379   “Trumpeter of Säckingen” 380   “Young Werner and the Bride”
381   “Shepherdess” 383   “Young Werner on Horseback”
384   “Female Portrait in Heart” 389   “Scenes from Goethe’s Faust”
390   “King Solomon” 391   Three Biblical Scenes
393   “View of Nuremberg” 394   Hunter’s Farewell
395   “Merry People” 396   “Dance on the Alpine Meadow”
398   Defregger Images with Saying 399   Defregger Images with Saying
404   “Teutonic Bear Hunt” 406   “Defregger Images”
409   “Lohengrin’s Departure from Elsa” 410   “Defregger Images”
412   “Bicycling Couple” 413   “Bicycler”
414   Munich Souvenir 415   Military Symbols
416   Military Symbols 417   Gymnastics Symbols
418   Fire Brigade Symbols 419   “Singer’s Crest”
420   Marksman and Flag Bearer 421   Defregger Images with Saying
422   Defregger Images with Saying 423   Bowling Symbols
426   “Scenes from Goethe’s Faust” 427   Munich Souvenir
428   Gnomes with Saying 430   Shield with Toast
431   Shield with Toast 432   Shield with Toast
433   Scrollwork with Toast 434   Shield with Toast
435   “Lohengrin and Elsa” 440   Scrollwork with Saying
442   Dancer and Two Women 449   “Lohengrin and Elsa”
450   “Princely Couple with Heralds” 455   Shooting Symbols
456   Decorating a Hat 458   Shooting Symbols and Saying
459   “Ancient German Deities” 465   Shooting Symbols
466   “Summer, Winter and Angels” 467   Angels in Clouds
469   “Flower Arrangement” 474   “Tyrolean Parlor”
476   “Tyrolean Parlor” 478   Tyrolean Couple
479   “Bicycler with Saying” 480   “Defregger Images”
495   “Musical Angels” 502   Tavern Scene
514   “Teutoboch and German Servants” 515   “Teutoboch and German Servants”
516   Early Germans 517   Early Germans
519   “Bowling Goddess with Lucky Pig” 520   “Bowler”
522   Defregger Images with Saying 523   “Dance on the Alpine Meadow”
524   “Merry People” 525   Defregger Images with Saying
528   “Deer and Boar Hunt” 536   “Falstaff and Bardolph”
537   Tyrolean Man with Two Women 540   “Deer and Boar Hunt”
541   “Deer and Boar Hunt” 547   “Banquet in the Monastery”
548   “Reception of the Village Beauties” 549   Tyrolean Man with Two Women
550   “Banquet in the Monastery” 551   “Drinkers in Gothic Times”
552   Women with Saying 555   “German Warrior”
558   “Allemanni Drinkers” 559   “Cheruscan Battle Scene”
560   “Wedding Couple” 565   “Falstaff and Bardolph”
567   “Loving Couple” 570   Courting Couple
571   “Falstaff and Bardolph” 572   “Monk with Radish and Beer Stein”
575   “Defregger Images” 577   “Old Testament Sinners”
580   “Brothers Drinking in the Vault” 581   “Work’s End”
582   People with Donkey 583   “Barbarians and Romans Drinking”
584   “The Three Kings” 586   “Hermann Abducts Thusnelda”
592   Decorating a Hat 593   “Merry People”
594   Hunter’s Farewell 595   Tyrolean Domestic Scene
606   “Nobleman and Landsknecht Drawing Swords” 613   “Loving Couple”
614   Various Subjects 616   Decorating a Hat
622   “Soldier Shooting” 625   Hunter’s Tales
627   “Imperial Eagle and Soldiers with Saying” 629   “Bavarian Hunters with Fox”
632   “Fox Hunt” 633   “German Michel”
638   Baker Occupational 641   Butcher Occupational
642   “Trumpeter of Säckingen” 645   “Mother-in-Law”
646   “Smoker” 647   “Trumpeter of Säckingen”
651   Bavarian Reservist Souvenir 654   “Monk”
656   Oberammergau Passion Play Souvenir 658   Army Reservist Souvenir
659   Army Reservist Souvenir 660   “Cologne Cathedral”
662   Farming Occupational 664   Mason Occupational
665   Art Nouveau Design with Toast 666   Art Nouveau Design
669   Army Reservist Souvenir 671   Art Nouveau Design with Toast
672   Art Nouveau Design 678   Art Nouveau Design with Saying
679   “Woodcutters and Herdswomen” 680   “Bremen Town Musicians”
681   “Bremen Town Musicians” 682   “Woodcutters and Herdswomen”
684   “Woodcutters and Herdswomen” 685   “Salvator Cellar Life in Munich”
693   “Woodcutters and Herdswomen” 694   “Bremen Town Musicians”
699   “Defregger Images” 700   “Drinking and Loving Company”
712   Army Reservist Souvenir 714   “Drinking Knights with Saying”
715   “Monks in the Wine Cellar” 720   “Defregger Images”
721   “Ancient German Drinking Session” 722   Biedermeier Couple in May”
723   “Vagabond” 724   “Vagabond’s Wife”
725   Cavalry Reservist Souvenir 727   “Jolly Student Rounds”
728   “Cheerful Company” 730   “Patrician Couple”
738   “Drinking Song” 739   “Drinking Song”
741   “Dancing Couple” 742   “The Green Tree Inn 100 Years Ago”
743   “Thirsty Postilion” 744   Army Reservist Souvenir
745   “Thirsty Hermit” 753   “Old and New Teaching Methods”
754   “On to the Dance” 761   Miner Occupational
762   “The Best Target” 764   Tyrolean Dancers
780   Army Reservist Souvenir 784   Art Nouveau Design with Toast
787   “Lindenwirtin” 788   Art Nouveau “Zigzag” Design
794   “Falstaff and Bardolph” 802   Beer Garden Scene
805   “Bremen Town Musicians” 847   Brothel Scene
848   Brothel Scene 852   “Skull”
853   Art Nouveau Design 854   Art Nouveau Design
891   Hearts with Saying 892   Hexagrams in Circles with Saying
893   “Stylized Faces” 917   Art Nouveau Rosette Design
922   “On to the Dance” 927   Hexagonal Form with Circles
929   Navy Reservist Souvenir 937   “Flowers”
938   “Flowers” 939   “Flowers”
953   “Stylized Cat Face” 954   “Scales”
964   Navy Reservist Souvenir 968   “Potbellied Jug with Scales”
972   Hexagonal Form with Circles 973   Hexagonal Form with Circles
975   “Stylized Faces” 977   Hexagrams in Circles with Saying
978   “Thirsty Hermit” 980   Art Nouveau Circle Design
981   “Laurel Wreaths and Text” 1000   Art Nouveau Floral Design
1003   Navy Reservist Souvenir 1007   Navy Reservist Souvenir
1011   Hunter Reservist Souvenir 1016   Navy Reservist Souvenir
1017   Army Reservist Souvenir 1024   Balkan Wars Skirmish
1032   Military Symbols 1033   Two Soldiers
1100   Barley and Hops 1118   Art Nouveau Circle Design
1122   Navy Reservist Souvenir 1127   Art Nouveau Circle Design
1175   Art Nouveau Design with Saying 1181   Art Nouveau Floral Design with Saying
1190   Art Nouveau Floral Design with Saying 1202   “The Sunday Hunter”
1212   Wildflowers 1214   Art Nouveau Spiral Design
1215   Man Hiking with Dog 1230   Wildflowers
1253   Hexagonal Form with Circles 1273   Art Nouveau Circle Design
1288   Art Nouveau Circle Design 1290   Bowler
1310   Lyre and Swan 1329   Hunter with Dachshund
1332   Art Nouveau Design 1334   Art Nouveau Design
1360   4F Symbol in Wreath 1384   Soccer Player
1388   Navy Reservist Souvenir 1395   Tree of Life
1423   Art Nouveau Shield with Saying 1453   Art Nouveau Design
1455   Art Nouveau Design 1465   Art Nouveau Design
1469   Peasants Dancing 1470   Peasants Dancing
1515   Art Nouveau Leaf Design 1524   Symbols of Germany
1530   Peasants Dancing 1563   Art Nouveau Design
1568   Art Nouveau Design 1570   Art Nouveau Design
1589   Zither Player and Women 1592   Tyroleans Outdoors
1593   Hunter’s Tales 1595   Flirting Scene
1614   Target and Crossed Rifles 1623   Barley and Hops
1625   Art Deco Birds 1632   Art Deco Floral Design
1633   Vines with Fruit 1635   Barley and Hops
1636   Gambrinus 1637   Birds on Flowers
1640   Art Deco Barley and Hops 1643   Art Deco Design
1644   Hunting Scene 1646   Art Deco Barley and Hops
1650   Art Deco Design 1652   Art Deco Design
1653   Knight Drinking 1654   Art Deco Design
1655   Art Deco Design 1659   Art Deco Design
1660   Art Deco Design 1674   Art Deco Design
1679   Art Deco Bearded Man Jug 1683   Art Deco Design
1685   Art Deco Design 1686   Art Deco Design
1687   Art Deco Design 1688   Art Deco Design
1691   Art Deco Floral Design 1693   Art Deco Design
1697   Art Deco Design 1698   Art Deco Floral Design
1701   Art Deco Design 1702   Art Deco Floral Design
1703   Hunters and Game 1704   Art Deco Floral Design
1712   Art Deco Design 1713   Art Deco Design
1714   Art Deco Design 1718   Art Deco Floral Design
1719   Art Deco Design 1727   Ram, Monkey and Tomcat
1730   Art Deco Rectangle Design 1732   Art Deco Floral Design
1733   Art Deco Floral Design 1734   Children and Drinking Symbols
1735   Art Deco Design 1740   Art Deco Design
1741   Art Deco Design 1744   Art Deco Design
1751   Art Deco Design 1753   Knight
1754   Art Deco Design 1760   Art Deco Floral Design
1761   Art Deco Floral Design 1768   Rosettes
1771   Tyrolean Outdoor Dining 1778   Art Deco Floral Design
1783   Stars and Hops 1784   Art Deco Birds
1786   Dancer and Two Women 1789   Zither Player and Women
1798   Art Deco Design 1807   “Deer and Boar Hunt”
1820   Art Deco Design 1821   Art Deco Design
1822   Primitive Figures 1823   Art Deco Wreath Design
1824   Art Deco Floral Design 1825   Art Deco Floral Design
1826   Art Deco Floral Design 1828   Art Deco Floral Design
1835   Art Deco Design 1837   Art Deco Design
1845   Art Deco Wreath Design 1846   Art Deco Barley Design
1847   Art Deco Design 1925   Art Deco Design
1928   Art Deco Design 1981   Hunting Scene
2000   Art Deco Floral Bouquets 2001   Art Deco Wreaths and Barley
2003   Art Deco Flowers and Birds 2004   Art Deco Flowers and Birds
2005   Art Deco Floral Design 2006   Art Deco Birds
2008   Art Deco Elk 2013   Tyrolean Dancers
2019   Hunter’s Farewell 2022   Tyrolean Dancers
2042   Tavern Scene 2043   Little Red Riding Hood
2049   Tavern Scene 2071   Art Deco Design
2072   Art Deco Design 2074   Art Deco Floral Design
2076   Art Deco Doe and Buck 2078   Art Deco Floral Design
2093   Coach and Four 2095   Fox Hunt
2100   Outdoor Dancers 2165   “Drachenfels”
2205   Fox Hunt 2876   Elk
A1   Army Reservist Souvenir A2   Army Reservist Souvenir
A4   Cavalry Reservist Souvenir A9   Cavalry Reservist Souvenir
A16   Navy Reservist Souvenir AB1   Navy Reservist Souvenir
AB7   Navy Reservist Souvenir
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