Beware of fake Roycroft!!

Fake Roycroft occasionally shows up on eBay and elsewhere. These include pieces that are clearly not Roycroft in design or execution, as well as more convincing forms that I would guess are Mexican copper. I have seen these "Mexican" pieces (actually not unattractive) not only on eBay but also at major antiques shows being sold unknowingly by reputable antiques dealers.

Here are a couple of photos of fake Roycroft vases. The first photo includes a pic of the fake mark on the bottom of that vase. Not only are the forms and hammering wrong, but that mark is a joke. Beware of this junk!: