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
1037   Tavern Scene 1041   Flirting Scene
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 1104   “Hunter’s Retreat”
1104   “The Concert” 1146   Farewell Scene
1147   Hunting Scene 1157   Mandolin Player on Beer Barrel
1159   Gnomes with Toast 1172   Farewell Scene
1174   Renaissance Couple 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 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 1231   Flirting Scene
1240   Courting Couple 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
1324   Art Nouveau Design with Saying 1325   Art Nouveau Design with Saying
1326   Art Nouveau Design with Saying 1333   Man and Two Women
1334   Flirting Scene 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 1409   Hunting Scene
1410   Bowling Scene 1411   Tyrolean Fortune Teller
1413   Couple Showing Puppies 1434   “At the Morning Drink”
1470   Child Musician and Dancers 1490   Knight and Woman Riding
1492   Beer Garden Scene 1493   Guitar Player and Students
1496   Ancient Buffalo Hunt 1506   Art Nouveau Design
1508   Art Nouveau Design 1509   Art Nouveau Design
1523   Art Nouveau Design 1535   Art Nouveau Rosette Design
1551   Art Nouveau Design 1573   Hearts with Saying
1658   Art Nouveau Design
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