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Lilac Fiesta® (Post 1986)

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Meet Lilac Fiestaware

Lilac is a rich, deep lavender tone. A cheery color for dishes, unfortunately many observe that almost no food looks good on it. Of course, if you believe that, you are certainly welcome to buy the non-dishware items from disc pitchers to vases. Lilac is a great Fiesta dinnerware example of manufacturer Homer Laughlin China Co.'s (HLC) frequent dilemmas: Often the worst selling consumer products at the retail level later become the most prized.

HLC officially produced 42 pieces glazed in lilac, many of which were special limited runs offered as exclusives. The Fiesta Club of America were offered 300 round serving trays with decal for its members. The company's outlet store sold Denver mugs. Bloomingdale's exclusively sold lilac pyramid candleholders.

Limited runs of the bud vase, the medium vase, AD cup and saucer and buld candleholders were sold by a variety of speciality shops including Dishes Delmar in San Francisco and China Specialities.¹

Lilac is a strong favorite with collectors, it has become much harder to find in recent years. It was the first of Homer Laughlin's limited two-year colors, which later included chartreuse, pearl gray and juniper.

Why limit a color to two years? Jonathan Parry, Homer Laughlin's former art director says in Modern Fiesta 1986-Present, "It's really a marketing decision. We announce the color in advance and you know its going to be available for so long. Knowing this, many customers don't wait to buy the pieces they want."

Fiesta collectors and sellers auction items from the Lilac Fiesta line all the time. Check this page frequently to see all the current auctions.

Fiesta Ware Lilac Juice Pitcher HTF  Fiesta Ware Lilac Juice Pitcher HTF $145.00 6h 53m
Fiesta lilac napkin ring Fiesta lilac napkin ring 6 $20.50 7h 58m
Fiesta Ware Retired Lilac 5-Piece Place Setting First Quality Fiesta Ware Retired Lilac 5-Piece Place Setting First Quality $149.99 10h 28m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware LILAC PURPLE 6 7/8 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware LILAC PURPLE 6 7/8" Cereal Bowl Coffee Cup 0 $40.00 14h 13m
FIESTA LILAC 7+ FIESTA LILAC 7+" LARGE DISK PITCHER, GOOD CONDITION, COUPLE FACTORY GLAZE FLAWS $75.00 17h 32m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 64 Oz Pitcher 2405833 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 64 Oz Pitcher 2405833 $153.95 18h 39m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC Relish Corn Tray  ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC Relish Corn Tray ~ $75.00 19h 23m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 13 1/2 Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 13 1/2" Platter ~ $65.00 19h 24m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 7 Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 7" Cereal Soup Bowl ~ $36.99 19h 24m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Cereal Bowl 5890600 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Cereal Bowl 5890600 $103.95 1d 9h 6m
Fiesta® Fiestaware LILAC Sugar Bowl w/Lid & Creamer with Figure 8 Tray Fiesta® Fiestaware LILAC Sugar Bowl w/Lid & Creamer with Figure 8 Tray $112.00 1d 9h 49m
Fiesta® Tea Pot w/ Lid, LILAC purple '93-'95 rare color 44 oz. lightly used Fiesta® Tea Pot w/ Lid, LILAC purple '93-'95 rare color 44 oz. lightly used $135.00 1d 11h 8m
Fiesta® Mini Disk Pitcher / Creamer  LILAC purple '93-'95 lightly used Fiesta® Mini Disk Pitcher / Creamer LILAC purple '93-'95 lightly used $70.00 1d 11h 18m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 220936 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 220936 $103.95 1d 12h 42m
FIESTA LILAC CUP AND SAUCER A6100 FIESTA LILAC CUP AND SAUCER A6100 $34.99 1d 18h 45m
FIESTA Lilac 60th Anniversary Beverage Set Disc Pitcher & 4 Tumblers NEW NIB FIESTA Lilac 60th Anniversary Beverage Set Disc Pitcher & 4 Tumblers NEW NIB 14 $28.00 1d 18h 45m
Fiesta  Dinner Ware, Large 1 Qt Serving Bowl, Soup, Cereal, Retired LILAC Fiesta Dinner Ware, Large 1 Qt Serving Bowl, Soup, Cereal, Retired LILAC $49.99 2d 11h 7m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Medium 19 oz, Bowl, Soup, Cereal, Retired LILAC Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Medium 19 oz, Bowl, Soup, Cereal, Retired LILAC $24.99 2d 11h 42m
fiestaware lilac salad plate fiestaware lilac salad plate $19.99 2d 11h 44m
Fiestaware Large Oval Platter 13 5/8 Fiestaware Large Oval Platter 13 5/8" Lilac Fiesta Serving Plate $99.00 2d 11h 47m
Fiesta Pitcher Lilac Large Disc Beautiful Condition 7.5 Fiesta Pitcher Lilac Large Disc Beautiful Condition 7.5" $89.99 2d 17h 9m
Fiesta Lilac 60th Anniversary Pitcher And 4 Tumblers Fiesta Lilac 60th Anniversary Pitcher And 4 Tumblers $140.00 2d 18h 28m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Coffee Serve with Lid, Retired LILAC, Looks Unused, HTF Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Coffee Serve with Lid, Retired LILAC, Looks Unused, HTF $215.09 2d 19h 25m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 44 Ounce Tea Pot w/ Lid, LILAC purple, Hard To Find Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 44 Ounce Tea Pot w/ Lid, LILAC purple, Hard To Find $152.09 2d 19h 25m
3 lot lilac Fiestaware bowls 7 3 lot lilac Fiestaware bowls 7" Lilac Salad Cereal Soup retired color 0 $79.99 3d 9m
FIESTA LILAC Bouillon Bowl.  Excellent Condition.  Genuine Contemporary Fiesta. FIESTA LILAC Bouillon Bowl. Excellent Condition. Genuine Contemporary Fiesta. $52.00 3d 8h 14m
Fiestaware LILAC PURPLE 5-pc Place Setting 1990's Retired Plates Bowl Cup Saucer Fiestaware LILAC PURPLE 5-pc Place Setting 1990's Retired Plates Bowl Cup Saucer 0 $130.00 3d 8h 32m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Tripod Candleholder 1676814 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Tripod Candleholder 1676814 $431.95 4d 6h 20m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 9 Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 9" Rimmed Soup Bowl, Pasta Bowl, Retired LILAC $38.69 4d 8h 37m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Medium 19 oz, Serving Bowl, Soup, Cereal, Retired LILAC Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Medium 19 oz, Serving Bowl, Soup, Cereal, Retired LILAC $38.69 4d 8h 37m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 12 Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 12" Chop Plate, Retired LILAC, Nice $76.49 4d 8h 37m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired LILAC, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired LILAC, Nice $22.49 4d 8h 37m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 12 Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 12" Rimmed Soup, Pasta Bowl, Deep Plate,Retired LILAC, Nice $68.39 4d 8h 37m
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA FIESTAWARE RETIRED LILAC CUP & SAUCER SET POST 86 HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA FIESTAWARE RETIRED LILAC CUP & SAUCER SET POST 86 0 $9.99 4d 9h 15m
FIESTA WARE RETIRED LILAC LARGE DISK PITCHER HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE RETIRED LILAC LARGE DISK PITCHER HOMER LAUGHLIN 0 $49.80 4d 10h 41m
'93 Vintage Retired Fiesta LILAC 5 Piece X 8 Flatware Fiestaware MIB UNUSED 40pc '93 Vintage Retired Fiesta LILAC 5 Piece X 8 Flatware Fiestaware MIB UNUSED 40pc $999.95 4d 12h 24m
Brand New Fiesta Lilac Teapot 60th Anniversary Limited Edition Run 1993-1995 Brand New Fiesta Lilac Teapot 60th Anniversary Limited Edition Run 1993-1995 $64.99 4d 16h 28m
HTF FIESTA WARE LILAC Discontinued Chop Plate 11 3/8 HTF FIESTA WARE LILAC Discontinued Chop Plate 11 3/8" in Box 0 $59.00 4d 16h 29m
FIESTA WARE NEW  LILAC PURPLE CREAM AND SUGAR FIGURE EIGHT TRAY FIESTA WARE NEW LILAC PURPLE CREAM AND SUGAR FIGURE EIGHT TRAY $99.99 4d 17h 39m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Fruit Dessert (Sauce) Bowl 5890613 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Fruit Dessert (Sauce) Bowl 5890613 $83.95 4d 18h 20m
FIESTA LILAC, 2  LARGE MUGS, 3-1/2 FIESTA LILAC, 2 LARGE MUGS, 3-1/2" TALL, UNUSED, MINT CONDITION 0 $55.00 4d 18h 33m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC Sugar Caddy ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC Sugar Caddy ~ 0 $59.99 4d 19h 24m
Fiesta Retired LILAC Demitasse Stick Cup ~ Fiesta Retired LILAC Demitasse Stick Cup ~ 0 $59.99 4d 19h 24m
FIESTA LILAC, LARGE 13 FIESTA LILAC, LARGE 13" PLATTER, EXCELLENT CONDITION $75.00 4d 19h 34m
FIESTA LILAC, 11 FIESTA LILAC, 11" ROUND PLATTER/CHOP PLATE, $50.00 4d 20h 17m
Fiestaware Fiesta Gorgeous Lilac 7 1/4 Fiestaware Fiesta Gorgeous Lilac 7 1/4" Dessert Salad Bread Plate Retired $32.99 5d 10h 9m
VINTAGE POTTERY MOLD FIESTA HARLEQUIN ANIMAL LILAC LAVENDER LAMB • SMALL GIFT VINTAGE POTTERY MOLD FIESTA HARLEQUIN ANIMAL LILAC LAVENDER LAMB • SMALL GIFT $19.85 5d 15h 33m
HTF FIESTA WARE LILAC Discontinued Covered Casserole HTF FIESTA WARE LILAC Discontinued Covered Casserole 0 $175.00 5d 17h 2m
HTF FIESTA WARE Lilac Cream Soup Bowl HOMER LAUGHLIN  Retired Color HTF FIESTA WARE Lilac Cream Soup Bowl HOMER LAUGHLIN Retired Color 0 $39.00 5d 17h 14m
FIESTA HLC 3 pc Set LILAC 10 FIESTA HLC 3 pc Set LILAC 10" Pie Pan Baker w/ Pie Bird n Knife Server $149.99 5d 18h 11m
HTF FIESTA WARE 1ST LILAC Stick Handle Cup & Sauce ESPRESSO DEMITASSE Set in Box HTF FIESTA WARE 1ST LILAC Stick Handle Cup & Sauce ESPRESSO DEMITASSE Set in Box 0 $140.00 5d 18h 42m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC JUMBO MUG Fiesta RETIRED LILAC JUMBO MUG 0 $24.00 5d 19h 27m
Retired Lilac Fiesta 7 1/4 Retired Lilac Fiesta 7 1/4" Salad Plate 4 TOTAL 0 $35.00 5d 20h 45m
FIESTA LILAC, 8 FIESTA LILAC, 8" SERVING BOWL, FACTORY MINT CONDITION $45.00 5d 21h 57m
RARE Fiestaware LILAC 10-1/2 RARE Fiestaware LILAC 10-1/2" DINNER PLATE*Retired FIESTA Homer Laughlin 0 $24.95 5d 22h 38m
Fiesta Fiestaware retired Lilac Covered Casserole First Quality New in Box Fiesta Fiestaware retired Lilac Covered Casserole First Quality New in Box $219.00 6d 11h 16m
FIESTA LILAC 3 YEAR PRODUCTION 9 FIESTA LILAC 3 YEAR PRODUCTION 9" LARGE RIM SOUP BOWL 1993-95 $50.00 6d 15h 43m
Fiesta Lilac Purple Salt & Pepper Ball Shakers Fiestaware - Retired Color Fiesta Lilac Purple Salt & Pepper Ball Shakers Fiestaware - Retired Color 0 $45.00 6d 17h 11m
Fiesta®  Salt & Pepper Shakers - Lilac Retired Fiesta® Salt & Pepper Shakers - Lilac Retired $79.95 6d 18h 12m
Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug X35 Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug X35 $45.00 6d 18h 46m
Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug X33 Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug X33 $45.00 6d 18h 47m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ 0 $49.99 6d 19h 3m
Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Mini Pitcher Limited Color Retired Never Used Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Mini Pitcher Limited Color Retired Never Used $69.97 6d 21h 7m
Lilac Fiestaware Fiesta Homer Laughlin Large Serving Bowl RETIRED Lilac Fiestaware Fiesta Homer Laughlin Large Serving Bowl RETIRED $34.99 6d 21h 19m
New Fiesta Lilac 1/4lb Butter Dish 1996 60th Anniversary Edition Retired New Fiesta Lilac 1/4lb Butter Dish 1996 60th Anniversary Edition Retired $99.99 6d 21h 50m
FIESTA DANCING LADY & CARAFE MUG lilac periwinkle seamist persimmon FIESTA DANCING LADY & CARAFE MUG lilac periwinkle seamist persimmon $7.95 6d 23h 46m
Fiesta Retired Lilac Large Water Disc Pitcher MINT Unused Fiesta Retired Lilac Large Water Disc Pitcher MINT Unused $65.00 7d 6h 38m
Fiesta Mini Disk Pitcher in Retired Lilac Fiesta Mini Disk Pitcher in Retired Lilac $75.00 7d 10h 23m
DINNER PLATE lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 10.5 DINNER PLATE lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 10.5" 1st new $79.99 7d 13h 1m
COVERED BUTTER DISH lilac NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 1st COVERED BUTTER DISH lilac NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 1st $99.99 7d 13h 8m
Fiesta Ware Retired Lilac 5-Piece Place Setting First Quality Unused Fiesta Ware Retired Lilac 5-Piece Place Setting First Quality Unused $159.00 7d 14h 23m
Fiesta Ware Retired Lilac 4-Piece Place Setting First Quality Unused Fiesta Ware Retired Lilac 4-Piece Place Setting First Quality Unused $159.00 7d 14h 44m
Fiesta Ware Retired Lilac Large Oval Platter First Quality Unused Fiesta Ware Retired Lilac Large Oval Platter First Quality Unused $139.00 7d 15h 47m
Fiesta Fiestaware Retired Lilac Large Oval Platter First Quality Unused Fiesta Fiestaware Retired Lilac Large Oval Platter First Quality Unused $129.00 7d 15h 53m
Fiesta Ware Retired Lilac Large Round Platter First Quality Unused Fiesta Ware Retired Lilac Large Round Platter First Quality Unused $149.00 7d 16h 20m
Fiesta Ware Retired Lilac Large Round Platter First Quality gently used Fiesta Ware Retired Lilac Large Round Platter First Quality gently used $129.00 7d 16h 27m
Fiesta retired Lilac Serving Bowl New in Box Fiesta retired Lilac Serving Bowl New in Box $69.00 7d 17h 19m
Fiesta Fiestaware retired Lilac Serving Bowl First Quality New in Box Fiesta Fiestaware retired Lilac Serving Bowl First Quality New in Box $89.00 7d 17h 22m
Fiesta Fiestaware retired Lilac Pie Baker First Quality New in Box Fiesta Fiestaware retired Lilac Pie Baker First Quality New in Box $129.00 7d 17h 43m
FIESTA SMALL LILAC DUCK  MAVERICK MENAGERIE • HARLEQUIN • VINTAGE POTTERY MOLD FIESTA SMALL LILAC DUCK MAVERICK MENAGERIE • HARLEQUIN • VINTAGE POTTERY MOLD $19.85 7d 17h 49m
Fiesta Fiestaware retired Lilac 12 Fiesta Fiestaware retired Lilac 12" Large Pasta Bowl New Unused $89.00 7d 18h 22m
FIESTAWARE Lilac Mini Disc Pitcher Creamer HOMER LAUGHLIN Retired Color FIESTAWARE Lilac Mini Disc Pitcher Creamer HOMER LAUGHLIN Retired Color 1 $48.00 7d 18h 35m
Fiestaware Tea Pot w/ Lid, Lilac-Retired Fiesta Homer Laughlin Retired Color Fiestaware Tea Pot w/ Lid, Lilac-Retired Fiesta Homer Laughlin Retired Color 0 $90.00 7d 18h 37m
FIESTAWARE Fiesta Ware LILAC Cream & Sugar Homer Laughlin Retired FIESTAWARE Fiesta Ware LILAC Cream & Sugar Homer Laughlin Retired 1 $45.00 7d 18h 42m
RARE Fiesta  Fiestaware Coffee Server / Pot with Lid, Retired LILAC RARE Fiesta Fiestaware Coffee Server / Pot with Lid, Retired LILAC 1 $150.00 7d 18h 46m
Fiesta Fiestaware retired Lilac Large Disc Disk Pitcher First Quality Fiesta Fiestaware retired Lilac Large Disc Disk Pitcher First Quality $89.00 7d 18h 50m
2 Fiestaware Homer Laughlin  LILAC mugs with ring handle 2 Fiestaware Homer Laughlin LILAC mugs with ring handle 0 $30.00 7d 18h 52m
Fiesta® LILAC Post 86 - Tumbler - 1st Quality - Discontinued Item Fiesta® LILAC Post 86 - Tumbler - 1st Quality - Discontinued Item $24.99 8d 10h 35m
FIESTA LILAC SALAD PLATE 7 1/4 FIESTA LILAC SALAD PLATE 7 1/4" A1500 $34.99 8d 13h 41m
Fiestaware Lilac Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta 60th Anniversary Limited Purple Fiestaware Lilac Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta 60th Anniversary Limited Purple $85.00 8d 18h 32m
Lilac Denver Mug - Homer Laughlin China HLC Fiesta Retired Lilac Mug Lilac Denver Mug - Homer Laughlin China HLC Fiesta Retired Lilac Mug $50.00 8d 18h 32m
Lilac Denver Mug - Homer Laughlin China HLC Fiesta Retired Lilac Mug Lilac Denver Mug - Homer Laughlin China HLC Fiesta Retired Lilac Mug $25.00 8d 18h 32m
FIESTA LILAC CUP AND SAUCER A300 FIESTA LILAC CUP AND SAUCER A300 $29.99 9d 13h 53m
FIESTA LILAC STICK HANDLED DEMITASSE CUP/SAUCER , ORIG. SHIPPING  BOX, UNUSED FIESTA LILAC STICK HANDLED DEMITASSE CUP/SAUCER , ORIG. SHIPPING BOX, UNUSED $150.00 9d 20h 40m
FIESTA LILAC  *AD /AFTER DINNER CUP & SAUCER* HARD TO FIND* FIESTA LILAC *AD /AFTER DINNER CUP & SAUCER* HARD TO FIND* $100.00 10d 19h 51m
FIESTA WARE LILAC NAPKIN RING 3 FIESTA WARE LILAC NAPKIN RING 3 $30.99 13d 10h 40m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 3 5/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 3 5/8" Bulb Candleholder 1676813 $93.95 13d 13h 21m
FIESTA LILAC, 2  9 FIESTA LILAC, 2 9" RIMMED SOUP BOWLS, BOTH WITH FACTORY FLAWS, NO DAMAGE $40.00 13d 19h 22m
FIESTA LILAC 8-3/8 FIESTA LILAC 8-3/8" SERVING BOWL, GREAT CONDITION $60.00 13d 19h 36m
fiestaware lilac Tom and Jerry coffee cup MINT fiestaware lilac Tom and Jerry coffee cup MINT $28.00 13d 19h 49m

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