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Reproductions – Acanthus

 

 

History about the Acanthus mold

The Acanthus mold was originally own by Imperial and in XXXX was sole to Fenton.

Acanthus - Imperial

PatternOriginal ManufacturerManufacturer of ReproductionReproduced ShapesColor of Reproductions
AcanthusImperialImperial (pattern similar to Leaf Tiers)bowl, plateAmethyst, Blue, Green, Marigold
AcanthusImperialFenton (original Acanthus pattern)basket, bowl, plateBlack Amethyst, Blue, Celeste blue

From Elaine Blair's Reproductions At-A-Glance (full article here)

Our definition of a reproduction is a pattern using the same mold (or a mold very similar to the original) that could confuse collectors.

“The following is a compilation of information from a variety of sources…standard references in the carnival glass field, information shared by the members of the Hooked on Carnival daily newsletter, and personal experience.”