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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.

LILAC FIESTA 5 PIECE PLACE SETTING--NEW IN BOX !!! LILAC FIESTA 5 PIECE PLACE SETTING--NEW IN BOX !!! 34 $128.49 5h 37m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac - 9 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac - 9" Rim SOUP BOWL 0 $39.95 5h 55m
Fiestaware Bowl Retired Lilac Fiestaware Bowl Retired Lilac 1 $30.00 6h 6m
Post 1986's Fiestaware Tom & Jerry Mug, Retired Lilac Post 1986's Fiestaware Tom & Jerry Mug, Retired Lilac $29.99 13h 16m
Homer Laughlin Lilac Fiesta 5 Piece Place Setting. Homer Laughlin Lilac Fiesta 5 Piece Place Setting. 2 $75.00 14h 26m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta 8” Nappy Bowl In Lilac  Homer Laughlin Fiesta 8” Nappy Bowl In Lilac 0 $40.00 14h 29m
FIESTA WARE HOMER LAUGHLIN LILAC VASE FIESTA WARE HOMER LAUGHLIN LILAC VASE $163.00 14h 32m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Creamer & Sugar In Figure Eight Tray LILAC Homer Laughlin Fiesta Creamer & Sugar In Figure Eight Tray LILAC $98.00 14h 33m
Homer laughlin Fiesta LILAC Deep Plate or Large Rim Soup Bowl 9”. Homer laughlin Fiesta LILAC Deep Plate or Large Rim Soup Bowl 9”. $46.00 14h 34m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 11 3/4 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 11 3/4" Chop Plate 3935027 $72.00 14h 46m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac 13 1/2 Oval Platter Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac 13 1/2 Oval Platter $65.00 14h 58m
Homer Laughlin Small 4 Oz Fiesta Lilac Pitcher Homer Laughlin Small 4 Oz Fiesta Lilac Pitcher $60.00 15h 10m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Bouillon Cup. Set of two. Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Bouillon Cup. Set of two. 0 $55.00 15h 18m
Fiesta Retired Lilac Purple Coffee Mug Cup Fiestaware (B) Fiesta Retired Lilac Purple Coffee Mug Cup Fiestaware (B) $38.00 16h 42m
Fiestaware Lilac Cream and Sugar 4 Piece Set Retired Purple Fiesta with Tray Fiestaware Lilac Cream and Sugar 4 Piece Set Retired Purple Fiesta with Tray $115.00 17h 59m
Fiestaware Lilac Jumbo Mug and Saucer Fiesta HLC Large 18 oz Retired Purple Fiestaware Lilac Jumbo Mug and Saucer Fiesta HLC Large 18 oz Retired Purple $90.00 19h 29m
Fiesta Lilac Juice Tumbler, 60th Anniversary, Retired Fiesta Lilac Juice Tumbler, 60th Anniversary, Retired 0 $12.99 21h 30m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac 6” Bud Vase. Limited edition, retired color. Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac 6” Bud Vase. Limited edition, retired color. 2 $56.00 1d 8h 26m
Fiesta Lilac Tea Cup Broken Handle Fiesta Lilac Tea Cup Broken Handle $12.00 1d 11h 44m
Fiestaware Lilac Rimmed Soup Bowl Fiesta Soup Retired Purple Bowl Fiestaware Lilac Rimmed Soup Bowl Fiesta Soup Retired Purple Bowl $60.00 1d 14h 55m
Fiesta Dinner ware, Tumbler, Juice Tumbler, 60th anniversary, Retired LILAC Fiesta Dinner ware, Tumbler, Juice Tumbler, 60th anniversary, Retired LILAC $38.69 1d 15h 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 $65.00 1d 15h 59m
FIESTA LILAC 1/4 LB. COVERED BUTTER,  UNUSED  CONDITION FIESTA LILAC 1/4 LB. COVERED BUTTER, UNUSED CONDITION $95.00 1d 18h 45m
FIESTA LILAC COVERED BUTTER DISH - NEVER USED - RETIRED COLOR FIESTA LILAC COVERED BUTTER DISH - NEVER USED - RETIRED COLOR 0 $64.99 1d 19h 4m
Rare Fiesta Lilac F-113 Chop Plate Rare Fiesta Lilac F-113 Chop Plate 0 $59.99 1d 19h 5m
Fiestaware Reitred LILAC 5-pc Place Setting Plates Bowl Cup Saucer Fiestaware Reitred LILAC 5-pc Place Setting Plates Bowl Cup Saucer 0 $115.00 2d 5h 39m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta~Fiestaware lilac tea cups Mint Condition! Homer Laughlin Fiesta~Fiestaware lilac tea cups Mint Condition! $110.00 2d 7h 47m
Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Fiesta Dinnerware Saucer Retired Lilac Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Fiesta Dinnerware Saucer Retired Lilac 0 $19.99 2d 13h 27m
Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Salt or Pepper Shaker 6 holes rubber stopper Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Salt or Pepper Shaker 6 holes rubber stopper 0 $24.99 2d 13h 57m
Fiestaware Lilac Jumbo Bowl Fiesta HLC 18 oz Retired Purple Chili Soup Bowl Fiestaware Lilac Jumbo Bowl Fiesta HLC 18 oz Retired Purple Chili Soup Bowl $70.00 2d 16h 31m
FIESTA LILAC SERVING SPOON KITCHEN KRAFT CHINA SPECIALTIES EXCLUSIVE NEW STOCK FIESTA LILAC SERVING SPOON KITCHEN KRAFT CHINA SPECIALTIES EXCLUSIVE NEW STOCK $21.85 2d 18h 16m
FIESTA LILAC  9-5/8 FIESTA LILAC 9-5/8" VASE, GREAT CONDITION, BUT GLAZED OVER FACTORY CHIP $275.00 2d 18h 19m
FIESTA LILAC, 2 SALAD PLATES, 7-1/4 FIESTA LILAC, 2 SALAD PLATES, 7-1/4", STRONG IMPRESSIONS, FACTORY MINT 0 $60.00 2d 18h 29m
Great Barely Used FIESTA Homer Laughlin Large Disc Pitcher in Lilac Great Barely Used FIESTA Homer Laughlin Large Disc Pitcher in Lilac 0 $39.95 2d 19h 41m
Fiesta Large Disk Pitcher LILAC retired Water 2qt Beautiful Fiesta Large Disk Pitcher LILAC retired Water 2qt Beautiful $135.00 3d 9h 35m
Fiesta Large Teapot LILAC retired  Beautiful New Fiesta Large Teapot LILAC retired Beautiful New $120.00 3d 9h 36m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta 7” Bowl In lilac Homer Laughlin Fiesta 7” Bowl In lilac 0 $20.00 3d 10h 44m
Fiestaware Lilac Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Purple 10.5 inch Plate Fiestaware Lilac Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Purple 10.5 inch Plate $85.00 3d 11h 4m
Fiestaware Lilac Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Limited Purple 10.5 inch Fiestaware Lilac Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Limited Purple 10.5 inch $85.00 3d 11h 9m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Dinner Plate 10 1/2 “ In Diameter In Lilac Homer Laughlin Fiesta Dinner Plate 10 1/2 “ In Diameter In Lilac $46.00 3d 11h 28m
NIB Fiesta Ware LILAC CHOP PLATE Round Platter Homer Laughlin NIB Fiesta Ware LILAC CHOP PLATE Round Platter Homer Laughlin $67.95 3d 15h 14m
Fiestaware Lilac Large Bowl Fiesta Retired Purple 40 oz Serving Bowl NIB Fiestaware Lilac Large Bowl Fiesta Retired Purple 40 oz Serving Bowl NIB $85.00 3d 16h 57m
Fiestaware Lilac Mini Disc Pitcher Fiesta Retired Purple Creamer NIB Fiestaware Lilac Mini Disc Pitcher Fiesta Retired Purple Creamer NIB $75.00 3d 17h 3m
Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer NIB Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer NIB $135.00 3d 17h 8m
Fiestaware Lilac Chop Plate Fiesta Retired Purple 12 inch Charger Plate Fiestaware Lilac Chop Plate Fiesta Retired Purple 12 inch Charger Plate $65.00 3d 17h 19m
NEW Fiesta RETIRED LILAC PURPLE Coffee Tea Mug NEW Fiesta RETIRED LILAC PURPLE Coffee Tea Mug $19.99 3d 18h 27m
Lot Of 6 Plum Fiestaware Lilac Purple Mug Cup Coffee Purple 12oz Fiesta Lot Of 6 Plum Fiestaware Lilac Purple Mug Cup Coffee Purple 12oz Fiesta $36.00 3d 20h 25m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 220935 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 220935 $39.99 4d 2h 34m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Saucer In Lilac Homer Laughlin Fiesta Saucer In Lilac 0 $10.00 4d 6h 32m
CHINA SPECIALITIES FIESTA HARLEQUIN ANIMAL LILAC DUCK ~ NEW DETAILED RECREATION CHINA SPECIALITIES FIESTA HARLEQUIN ANIMAL LILAC DUCK ~ NEW DETAILED RECREATION $19.85 4d 18h 18m
CHINA SPECIALITIES FIESTA HARLEQUIN ANIMAL LILAC LAMB ~ NEW DETAILED RECREATION CHINA SPECIALITIES FIESTA HARLEQUIN ANIMAL LILAC LAMB ~ NEW DETAILED RECREATION $19.85 4d 18h 41m
Fiestaware Lilac 5 Piece Place Setting Fiesta Retired Limited Purple Dish Set Fiestaware Lilac 5 Piece Place Setting Fiesta Retired Limited Purple Dish Set $175.00 4d 19h 52m
Fiestaware  Fiesta Plum Lilac Coffee Cups And 1 Saucer Fiesta Retired Purple Fiestaware Fiesta Plum Lilac Coffee Cups And 1 Saucer Fiesta Retired Purple 0 $25.00 5d 12h 30m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Demi Cup & Saucer 2405258 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Demi Cup & Saucer 2405258 $159.95 5d 15h 21m
FIESTA <> Teapot <> Limited Edition Lilac Glaze 1993-95 <> Unused with Box FIESTA <> Teapot <> Limited Edition Lilac Glaze 1993-95 <> Unused with Box 2 $31.00 5d 15h 23m
FIESTA <> Bud Vase <> Limited Edition Lilac Glaze 1993-95 <> Near Mint FIESTA <> Bud Vase <> Limited Edition Lilac Glaze 1993-95 <> Near Mint 1 $20.00 5d 15h 23m
FIESTA LILAC 3-3/4 FIESTA LILAC 3-3/4" COVERED SUGAR, UNUSED CONDITION, $70.00 5d 18h 11m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Mug 1231222 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Mug 1231222 $47.99 5d 18h 14m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 60th Anniversary Large Disc Pitcher Plus 4 Tumblers Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 60th Anniversary Large Disc Pitcher Plus 4 Tumblers $99.99 5d 18h 24m
Vintage Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC PLATTER 14 Vintage Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC PLATTER 14" x 9" HCL FIESTAWARE USA JJB A $75.00 6d 4h 26m
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 5 Pc: 64 OZ PITCHER, 4-6 OZ TUMBLER 60TH ANNIVERSARY HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 5 Pc: 64 OZ PITCHER, 4-6 OZ TUMBLER 60TH ANNIVERSARY $105.00 6d 8h 48m
Fiestaware Lilac denver style Mug Fiesta Lilac Mug 317.20A Fiestaware Lilac denver style Mug Fiesta Lilac Mug 317.20A $25.00 6d 8h 53m
Lilac Homer Laughlin China Pottery DENVER Fiesta Lilac Mug 317.20B Lilac Homer Laughlin China Pottery DENVER Fiesta Lilac Mug 317.20B $18.00 6d 8h 54m
Fiestaware Lilac 6 Ounce Tumbler Fiesta purple 60th Anniversary cup 317 26 Fiestaware Lilac 6 Ounce Tumbler Fiesta purple 60th Anniversary cup 317 26 $45.00 6d 9h 15m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 3385491 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 3385491 $53.99 6d 12h 35m
Fiesta Dinner ware, Pyramid Candle Stick Holder, Retire LILAC, Nice Fiesta Dinner ware, Pyramid Candle Stick Holder, Retire LILAC, Nice $383.39 6d 14h 12m
Fiesta®, Dinner ware, Sugar with no Lid, Lilac purple, Hard to Find, Nice Fiesta®, Dinner ware, Sugar with no Lid, Lilac purple, Hard to Find, Nice $39.92 6d 15h 42m
Fiesta LILAC 6 pc set 2) teacups 4) saucers Fiesta LILAC 6 pc set 2) teacups 4) saucers $55.55 6d 16h 36m
Fiesta Lilac Cake Pie Server Kitchen Kraft China Specialities Fiestaware Fiesta Lilac Cake Pie Server Kitchen Kraft China Specialities Fiestaware $21.85 6d 17h 31m
Fiesta Lilac 60th Anniversary New Juice Cups Tumblers Set of 2 Fiestaware Fiesta Lilac 60th Anniversary New Juice Cups Tumblers Set of 2 Fiestaware $51.99 6d 19h 7m
FIESTA LILAC 9-3/8 FIESTA LILAC 9-3/8"" RELISH TRAY, UNUSED CONDITION $115.00 6d 19h 7m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC Relish Corn Tray  ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC Relish Corn Tray ~ 0 $65.00 6d 19h 12m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 60th Anniversary Large Disc Pitcher ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 60th Anniversary Large Disc Pitcher ~ 0 $65.00 6d 19h 12m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ 0 $39.99 6d 19h 12m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC Coffee Tea Mug ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC Coffee Tea Mug ~ 0 $24.99 6d 19h 12m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC Purple Pie Baker w/Box ~ NIB ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC Purple Pie Baker w/Box ~ NIB ~ 0 $75.00 6d 19h 24m
Fiesta Lilac Casserole - BEAUTIFUL and RARE! Fiesta Lilac Casserole - BEAUTIFUL and RARE! 0 $190.00 6d 20h 15m
Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Cup and Saucer in Lilac (discontinued color) Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Cup and Saucer in Lilac (discontinued color) $37.50 7d 43m
FIESTA LILAC, 2 COUPE SOUPS, 6-7/8 FIESTA LILAC, 2 COUPE SOUPS, 6-7/8" DIAM,, STRONG IMPRESSIONS, FACTORY MINT $55.00 7d 19h 23m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware LILAC? PURPLE? 6 7/8 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware LILAC? PURPLE? 6 7/8" Cereal Bowl Coffee Cup $30.00 8d 9h 56m
Fiesta Lilac Mini Pitcher Fiesta Lilac Mini Pitcher $79.79 8d 15h 8m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 1/4 Lb Covered Butter Dish 1161873 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 1/4 Lb Covered Butter Dish 1161873 $129.95 8d 16h 14m
Fiesta Fiestaware Purple RING handled MUG COFFEE CUP & 2 in Peacock Blue & Lilac Fiesta Fiestaware Purple RING handled MUG COFFEE CUP & 2 in Peacock Blue & Lilac $19.99 8d 19h 13m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 220938 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 220938 $59.99 9d 14m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Rimmed Soup Bowl 2316513 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Rimmed Soup Bowl 2316513 $79.95 9d 40m
VINTAGE HOMER LAUGHLIN SET FIESTA WARE LILAC DISK PITCHER & 4 JUICE TUMBLERS VINTAGE HOMER LAUGHLIN SET FIESTA WARE LILAC DISK PITCHER & 4 JUICE TUMBLERS $109.95 9d 5h 38m
Vintage Homer Laughlin Set FIESTA LILAC Sugar Bowl Lid & Creamer Tray Fiestaware Vintage Homer Laughlin Set FIESTA LILAC Sugar Bowl Lid & Creamer Tray Fiestaware $79.95 9d 5h 55m
VINTAGE HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 5 CUP TEA POT AND LID 1993-95 FIESTAWARE VINTAGE HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 5 CUP TEA POT AND LID 1993-95 FIESTAWARE $109.95 9d 5h 55m
FIESTAWARE FIESTA WARE 9 FIESTAWARE FIESTA WARE 9" LUNCHEON PLATE lilac $129.99 9d 8h 27m
19 OZ MEDIUM CEREAL SOUP BOWL Lilac 6 7/8 19 OZ MEDIUM CEREAL SOUP BOWL Lilac 6 7/8" FIESTA $34.99 9d 8h 29m
RIM SOUP/ SMALL PASTA BOWL lilac FIESTA 9 RIM SOUP/ SMALL PASTA BOWL lilac FIESTA 9" NEW $69.99 9d 8h 36m
 AD CUP STICK HANDLE & SAUCER lilac ESPRESSO DEMITASSE  FIESTA WARE 1st AD CUP STICK HANDLE & SAUCER lilac ESPRESSO DEMITASSE FIESTA WARE 1st $139.99 9d 8h 38m
SALAD PLATE lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7.25 SALAD PLATE lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7.25" $29.99 9d 8h 45m
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA TEA COFFEE CUP & SAUCER lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA TEA COFFEE CUP & SAUCER lilac $29.99 9d 8h 48m
CANDLESTICK HOLDER SET lilac PYRAMID FIESTA NEW CANDLESTICK HOLDER SET lilac PYRAMID FIESTA NEW $679.99 9d 8h 54m
OVAL SERVING PLATTER lilac FIESTA WARE 13.6 OVAL SERVING PLATTER lilac FIESTA WARE 13.6" LARGE $79.99 9d 9h 4m
5 3/8 5 3/8" stacking FRUIT BERRY DESSERT BOWL lilac NEW FIESTA $79.99 9d 9h 10m
FIESTA WARE COFFEE SERVER POT w/lid lilac FIESTA WARE COFFEE SERVER POT w/lid lilac $209.99 9d 9h 17m
14 0Z CEREAL DIP FRUIT BOWL lilac FIESTAWARE FIESTA 14 0Z CEREAL DIP FRUIT BOWL lilac FIESTAWARE FIESTA $89.99 9d 9h 35m
 SUGAR PACKET HOLDER CADDY FIESTA lilac NEW SUGAR PACKET HOLDER CADDY FIESTA lilac NEW $79.99 9d 9h 38m

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