Schierholz & Sohn Stein Catalog

Schierholz & Sohn, as the company was known during its peak beer stein producing years between 1887 and 1899, created more porcelain figural (character) steins than any other maker of that era. For more about Schierholz, see “Introduction to Schierholz Steins”.

This on-line catalog has been developed specifically for use in the Beer Stein Library. By its very nature, it will continually be a work in process, designed to allow for updating as new facts are discovered. End-users are encouraged to contribute to that effort by submitting new information and/or photographs to us via e-mail addressed to [email protected].

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3   Bowling Pin 4   Bowling Ball
5   Happy Radish 7   Sad Radish
8   Sad Radish 10   Bismarck Radish
11   Pig with Pipe 12   Elephant
13   Singing Pig 15   Bismarck
16   “Kδthi” 17   Soldier with Spiked Helmet
22   Bavarian Cavalry Soldier 23   Hops Woman
24   Wilhelm II 25   Nuremberg Funnel
26   Nuremberg Judge 27   Drunken Monkey
28   Hungover Tomcat 29   Ram
30   Nuremberg Judge 31   Ludwig II
32   Ram Head 33   Elf Head
37   Jester Owl 38   Snowman
40   Friedrich Jahn with Cap 41   Friedrich Jahn with Laurel Wreath
42   Berlin Bear 43   Masked Woman
44   Barrel with Berlin Bear Handle 46   Seated Lion
47   Elderly Bismarck 49   Bicycle with Hungover Tomcat Lid
50   High-Wheel Bicycle 51   Hunter Dog
52   Hunter Fox 53   Hunter Rabbit
56   Uncle Sam 57   Mushroom and Gnomes
58   Target Barrel 59   Wilhelm I
60   Moltke the Elder 61   Munich Child on Barrel
62   Munich Child with Tomcat on Barrel 63   Heidelberg Student
64   Heidelberg Professor 66   Tyrolean Man
67   Turkish Man 69   Burgermeister
70   Chinese/German Soldier 71   Fisherman
72   Herring 73   Barmaid
76   Gherkin 81   Old Man
84   Alligator 85   Rhinoceros
87   Elderly Black Man 89   “Karoline”
91   Monkey on Barrel 92   Friedrich III
93   Frog 97   Clown
98   Smiling Woman 105   Tyrolean Boar
106   Stag Head 107   Stag with Monocle
108   Gentleman Rooster 110   Mephisto
111   Newspaper Woman 112   Radish Woman
113a   Dutch Boy 113b   Dutch Girl
114   Can-Can Dancers 118   Gooseman of Nuremberg
120a   Potato Man 120b   Potato Woman
121   Lion Head with Monocle 122   Mushroom Man
123   Mushroom Woman with Stein 124   Mushroom Woman
125   Baby Drinking Beer 126   Frauenkirche Tower
129   Innkeeper on Egg


(X1)   Berlin Bear Head (X2)   Owl with Headdress
(X3)   Munich Child on Barrel (X4)   Munich Child on Barrel
(X5)   Schόtzenliesel (X6)   Skull
(X7)   Skull on Book (X8)   Chinese Man
(X9)   Sad Monkey (X10)   Perkeo on Barrel
(X11)   Munich Child in Barrel (X12)   “K.H. Wolf”
(X13)   Baby (X14)   Stag Horn
(X15)   Coffee Woman (X16)   Coffee Bag
(X17)   Renaissance Battle Scene (X18)   Tree Trunk
(X19)   Rugby Ball (X20)   Student Boxer
(X21)   Munich Child (X22)   Munich Child
(X23)   Munich Child (X24)   Munich Child
(X25)   Munich Child (X26)   Poodle with Top Hat
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