J.P. Thewalt Stein Catalog


Founded circa 1852 in the Westerwald town of Höhr (now Höhr-Grenzhausen), the firm of Joh. Peter Thewalt maintained continuous operations through several generations thereafter. However, there is little evidence that any stein production took place prior to 1887, following the death of the founder and the takeover of management by his son Karl. Eventually succumbing to the to financial strain of the depression, the firm closed it doors for good circa 1930. J.P. Thewalt steins often exhibit striking similarities to those produced by the firm of J.W. Remy, including identical components such as handles and lid inlays. This crossover can be attributed to the fact that Karl Thewalt was married to the daughter of J.W. Remy, which led to the sharing between the two firms of technology, workers, and even a common kiln.

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1019   Tavern Scene 1022   Tavern Scene
1023   Tavern Scene 1024   Flirting Scene
1025   Tavern Musician 1027   Card Game
1033   Munich Child Images with Saying 1037   Tavern Scene
1038   Tyroleans at Home 1041   Flirting Scene
1054   Cherub Drinking Wine 1057   Hunting Scene
1058   Hunting Scene 1068   Diana the Huntress
1069   Zither Player 1073   Renaissance Festival
1080   Musical Symbols 1081   Tavern Scene
1085   Landsknecht and Barmaid 1086   “Homecoming from the Shooting Match”
1088   Woman with Two Suitors 1089   Mandolin Serenade
1101   Tyrolean Entertainer 1102   “Hunter’s Retreat”
1104   “The Concert” 1143   Tavern Scene
1146   Farewell Scene 1147   Hunting Scene
1157   Mandolin Player on Beer Barrel 1159   Gnomes with Toast
1166   Man at a Well 1167   “A Tough Test”
1172   Farewell Scene 1173   “In the Munich Hofbräuhaus”
1174   Renaissance Couple 1175   Resting Hiker and Two Women
1178   Beer Garden Scene 1179   Courting Couple
1180   Tree Trunk 1187   Woman with Lyre
1188   Tyrolean Domestic Scene 1189   Hunter and Woman
1205   Lovers 1208   Hunter and Woman
1209   Marksman and Woman 1213   Tyrolean Musicians
1215   Couple Winding Yarn 1217   Tyrolean Couple
1218   Flirting Scene 1220   Tavern Scene
1221   Falstaff and Bardolph 1222   Tavern Scene
1223   Hunter’s Tales 1224   Renaissance Hunters
1225   Courting Scene 1227   Landsknechte Drinking
1229   Flirting Scene 1231   Flirting Scene
1241   Gymnastics Symbols 1247   Flirting Scene
1276   Art Nouveau Design 1291   Courting Scene
1292   Flirting Scene 1293   Flirting Scene
1294   Tavern Scene 1295   Wine Cellar Scene
1296   Monastery Drinkers 1297   Courting Couple
1323   Art Nouveau Design with Saying 1324   Art Nouveau Design with Saying
1325   Art Nouveau Design with Saying 1326   Art Nouveau Design with Saying
1333   Man and Two Women 1334   Tyroleans at Home
1335   “Song Without Words” 1336   Flirting Scene
1337   “Emperor Charles the Great” 1338   Flirting Scene
1339   Tavern Scene with Performing Dog 1340   Heidelberg
1343   Trumpeter with the Baron 1346   Werner and Margaretha
1347   Werner Suprises Margaretha 1348   Zither Player and Woman
1349   Woman Serving Meal 1352   Dancers in Tavern
1353   “Teasing” 1354   Tavern Scene
1359   Barmaid Saluting Soldier 1361   “The Shooting King”
1369   Vintner Watering Wine 1370   Cherub and Troubadour
1375   “Emperor Charles the Great” 1378   Bowling Scene
1385   Battle Preparations 1386   Courting Couple
1390   Tavern Scene 1393   “Junior”
1394   “Freshy” 1395   “Soph”
1396   “Senior” 1397   Card Game
1409   Hunting Scene 1410   Bowling Scene
1411   Fortune Teller 1412   Tavern Scene
1413   Couple Showing Puppies 1414   Frauenkirche Tower with Munich Child
1434   “At the Morning Drink” 1452   Gymnastics Symbols
1453   Bicyclers 1470   Child Musician and Dancers
1474   Flirting Scene 1490   Knight and Woman Riding
1492   Beer Garden Scene 1493   Guitar Player and Students
1495   Renaissance Couple 1496   Ancient Buffalo Hunt
1497   “Falstaff’s Recruit Muster” 1498   “A Cool Drink”
1499   Knight and Squire Entering Tavern 1506   Art Nouveau Design
1508   Art Nouveau Design 1509   Art Nouveau Design
1522   Art Nouveau Design with Saying 1523   Art Nouveau Design
1535   Art Nouveau Rosette Design 1551   Art Nouveau Design
1573   Hearts with Saying 1579   Hunting Symbols
1653   Art Nouveau Birds 1658   Art Nouveau Design
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