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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.

Fiestaware Retired Lilac Plum Purple Dinner Plate 10.5 Fiestaware Retired Lilac Plum Purple Dinner Plate 10.5" $14.99 4h 31m
Fiestaware Retired Lilac Plum Purple Salad Dessert Plate 9 Fiestaware Retired Lilac Plum Purple Salad Dessert Plate 9" $12.99 4h 38m
FIESTA LILAC  3-1/2 FIESTA LILAC 3-1/2" BULB CANDLE HOLDER, UNUSED CONDITION $55.00 4h 55m
FIESTA LILAC, 2 COUPE SOUPS, 6-7/8 FIESTA LILAC, 2 COUPE SOUPS, 6-7/8" DIAM,, STRONG IMPRESSIONS, FACTORY MINT $55.00 7h 8m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware LILAC? PURPLE? 6 7/8 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware LILAC? PURPLE? 6 7/8" Cereal Bowl Coffee Cup $45.00 21h 42m
Fiesta Lilac Mini Pitcher Fiesta Lilac Mini Pitcher $79.79 1d 2h 54m
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 1d 3h 4m
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 1d 6h 59m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 220938 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 220938 $59.99 1d 11h 11m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Rimmed Soup Bowl 2316513 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Rimmed Soup Bowl 2316513 $79.95 1d 11h 49m
Large Retired 60th Anniversary Lilac Fiesta Fiestaware Disc Pitcher Large Retired 60th Anniversary Lilac Fiesta Fiestaware Disc Pitcher 0 $49.99 1d 19h
FIESTAWARE FIESTA WARE 9 FIESTAWARE FIESTA WARE 9" LUNCHEON PLATE lilac $129.99 1d 20h 13m
19 OZ MEDIUM CEREAL SOUP BOWL Lilac 6 7/8 19 OZ MEDIUM CEREAL SOUP BOWL Lilac 6 7/8" FIESTA $34.99 1d 20h 14m
RIM SOUP/ SMALL PASTA BOWL lilac FIESTA 9 RIM SOUP/ SMALL PASTA BOWL lilac FIESTA 9" NEW $69.99 1d 20h 21m
 AD CUP STICK HANDLE & SAUCER lilac ESPRESSO DEMITASSE  FIESTA WARE 1st AD CUP STICK HANDLE & SAUCER lilac ESPRESSO DEMITASSE FIESTA WARE 1st $139.99 1d 20h 23m
SALAD PLATE lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7.25 SALAD PLATE lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7.25" $29.99 1d 20h 30m
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA TEA COFFEE CUP & SAUCER lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA TEA COFFEE CUP & SAUCER lilac $29.99 1d 20h 34m
CANDLESTICK HOLDER SET lilac PYRAMID FIESTA NEW CANDLESTICK HOLDER SET lilac PYRAMID FIESTA NEW $679.99 1d 20h 40m
OVAL SERVING PLATTER lilac FIESTA WARE 13.6 OVAL SERVING PLATTER lilac FIESTA WARE 13.6" LARGE $79.99 1d 20h 50m
5 3/8 5 3/8" stacking FRUIT BERRY DESSERT BOWL lilac NEW FIESTA $79.99 1d 20h 55m
FIESTA WARE COFFEE SERVER POT w/lid lilac FIESTA WARE COFFEE SERVER POT w/lid lilac $209.99 1d 21h 3m
14 0Z CEREAL DIP FRUIT BOWL lilac FIESTAWARE FIESTA 14 0Z CEREAL DIP FRUIT BOWL lilac FIESTAWARE FIESTA $89.99 1d 21h 20m
 SUGAR PACKET HOLDER CADDY FIESTA lilac NEW SUGAR PACKET HOLDER CADDY FIESTA lilac NEW $79.99 1d 21h 24m
FIESTA LARGE 44 OZ TEAPOT TEA POT lilac FIESTAWARE FIESTA LARGE 44 OZ TEAPOT TEA POT lilac FIESTAWARE $159.99 1d 21h 29m
denver COFFEE MUG lilac FIESTA WARE 8 OZ denver COFFEE MUG lilac FIESTA WARE 8 OZ $29.99 1d 21h 36m
JUMBO CHILI BOWL lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 18OZ JUMBO CHILI BOWL lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 18OZ $34.99 1d 21h 39m
 FIESTA WARE 18 OZ JUMBO CUP & SAUCER lilac FIESTA WARE 18 OZ JUMBO CUP & SAUCER lilac $55.99 1d 21h 43m
FIESTAWARE FIESTA large 67 OZ. water DISK PITCHER lilac FIESTAWARE FIESTA large 67 OZ. water DISK PITCHER lilac $79.99 1d 21h 48m
FIESTAWARE FIESTA large 67 OZ. water DISK PITCHER lilac 60th Anniversary FIESTAWARE FIESTA large 67 OZ. water DISK PITCHER lilac 60th Anniversary $59.99 1d 21h 52m
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA INDIVIDUAL CREAMER lilac RETIRED HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA INDIVIDUAL CREAMER lilac RETIRED $59.99 1d 21h 56m
1st Quality Fiesta Lilac Bulb Candleholder Set 2 93/95 Retired Unused Fiestaware 1st Quality Fiesta Lilac Bulb Candleholder Set 2 93/95 Retired Unused Fiestaware $239.00 1d 22h 44m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 11 3/4 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 11 3/4" Chop Plate 3935027 $79.95 2d 3h 22m
FIESTA LILAC 7+ FIESTA LILAC 7+" LARGE DISK PITCHER, GOOD CONDITION, COUPLE FACTORY GLAZE FLAWS $75.00 2d 3h 44m
Homer Laughlin Fiestaware LILAC Covered Butter dish Fiesta Homer Laughlin Fiestaware LILAC Covered Butter dish Fiesta 0 $49.45 2d 4h 11m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 64 Oz Pitcher 2405833 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 64 Oz Pitcher 2405833 $149.95 2d 8h 10m
FIESTA LILAC, 11 FIESTA LILAC, 11" ROUND PLATTER/CHOP PLATE, $52.00 2d 16h 53m
Fiesta Lilac 13 Fiesta Lilac 13" Oval Serving Platter in Excellent Condition! $52.00 2d 16h 54m
Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug 4 $16.00 2d 20h 12m
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 $120.00 2d 21h 19m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Cereal Bowl 5890600 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Cereal Bowl 5890600 $99.95 2d 22h 12m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 220936 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 220936 $99.95 3d 1h 4m
1x Fiesta Homer-Laughlin Limited Production Discontinued 'Lilac' Soup Bowl 7'' 1x Fiesta Homer-Laughlin Limited Production Discontinued 'Lilac' Soup Bowl 7'' $32.99 3d 3h 8m
FIESTA LILAC CUP AND SAUCER A6100 FIESTA LILAC CUP AND SAUCER A6100 $34.99 3d 4h 57m
Fiestaware - vintage lilac pasta bowls (4) Fiestaware - vintage lilac pasta bowls (4) 0 $120.00 3d 7h 8m
Fiestaware Lilac Chop Plate Fiestaware Lilac Chop Plate 0 $70.00 3d 7h 8m
Fiesta Lilac Relish Plate Fiesta Lilac Relish Plate $80.00 3d 8h 12m
FIESTA LILAC COVERED BUTTER DISH - NEVER USED - RETIRED COLOR FIESTA LILAC COVERED BUTTER DISH - NEVER USED - RETIRED COLOR $99.99 3d 8h 26m
Fiestaware Lilac Mini Disc Pitcher 1994 Tri State Pottery Festival Fiestaware Lilac Mini Disc Pitcher 1994 Tri State Pottery Festival $50.00 3d 22h 13m
FLAWLESS Lilac FIESTA Juice Tumbler, Cup, 60th anniversary, Light Purple,  NEW FLAWLESS Lilac FIESTA Juice Tumbler, Cup, 60th anniversary, Light Purple, NEW $34.99 4d 56m
Fiesta Pitcher Lilac Large Disc Beautiful Condition 7.5 Fiesta Pitcher Lilac Large Disc Beautiful Condition 7.5" $89.99 4d 3h 21m
Fiestaware Lilac Teacup and Saucer II Fiestaware Lilac Teacup and Saucer II $17.00 4d 5h 19m
Fiestaware Lilac Teacup and Saucer Fiestaware Lilac Teacup and Saucer $17.00 4d 5h 20m
Fiestaware Lilac Teacup ☕️ Fiestaware Lilac Teacup ☕️ $12.00 4d 5h 27m
Fiestaware Lilac Teacup II Fiestaware Lilac Teacup II $12.00 4d 5h 27m
Fiestaware Lilac Teacup III Fiestaware Lilac Teacup III $12.00 4d 5h 28m
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 4d 9h 22m
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 4d 9h 22m
Fiesta Ware Retired Lilac Purple Coffee Tea Cup & Saucer Excellent Condition Fiesta Ware Retired Lilac Purple Coffee Tea Cup & Saucer Excellent Condition $25.00 4d 21h 29m
FIESTA FIESTAWARE LILAC GRAVY BOAT RETIRED FIESTA FIESTAWARE LILAC GRAVY BOAT RETIRED 0 $44.99 4d 22h 58m
FIESTA LILAC COVERED BUTTER DISH - NEVER USED - RETIRED COLOR FIESTA LILAC COVERED BUTTER DISH - NEVER USED - RETIRED COLOR 0 $69.99 4d 23h
FIESTA LILAC, 10-1/2 FIESTA LILAC, 10-1/2" DINNER PLATE, STRONG IMPRESSIONS, VERY GOOD CONDITION 0 $65.00 5d 5h 13m
Set of 7 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Salad Plates in Retired LImited Edition Lilac Set of 7 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Salad Plates in Retired LImited Edition Lilac $196.00 5d 5h 23m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 60th Anniversary Large Disc Pitcher ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 60th Anniversary Large Disc Pitcher ~ $75.00 5d 5h 35m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ $49.99 5d 5h 40m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC Coffee Tea Mug ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC Coffee Tea Mug ~ $29.99 5d 5h 40m
Contemporary Fiesta 19 0Z. Cereal-Soup Bowl Lilac Purple Fiestaware 1st Nappy Contemporary Fiesta 19 0Z. Cereal-Soup Bowl Lilac Purple Fiestaware 1st Nappy $40.00 5d 6h 41m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Tripod Candleholder 1676814 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Tripod Candleholder 1676814 $419.95 5d 19h 7m
Fiestaware LILAC Sugar Bowl With Lid and Creamer with Figure 8 Tray Fiestaware LILAC Sugar Bowl With Lid and Creamer with Figure 8 Tray $99.99 5d 23h 19m
Fiesta Covered Casserole LILAC. New In The Original Box. Fiesta Covered Casserole LILAC. New In The Original Box. $225.00 6d 44m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Creamer & Sugar In Figure Eight Tray LILAC Homer Laughlin Fiesta Creamer & Sugar In Figure Eight Tray LILAC $130.00 6d 2h 4m
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 6d 2h 21m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 12 Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 12" Chop Plate, Retired LILAC, Nice $76.49 6d 2h 21m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC Relish Corn Tray  ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC Relish Corn Tray ~ $69.99 6d 4h 50m
FIESTA LILAC, LARGE 13 FIESTA LILAC, LARGE 13" PLATTER, EXCELLENT CONDITION $75.00 6d 5h 46m
FIESTA LILAC, 11 FIESTA LILAC, 11" ROUND PLATTER/CHOP PLATE, $50.00 6d 6h 28m
FIESTA - LILAC DISK PITCHER WITH 4 JUICE TUMBLERS - NEVER USED - RETIRED COLOR FIESTA - LILAC DISK PITCHER WITH 4 JUICE TUMBLERS - NEVER USED - RETIRED COLOR 0 $99.99 6d 18h 4m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Teaspoon 1237791 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Teaspoon 1237791 $21.99 6d 21h 39m
Fiestaware Retired Lilac 5-pc Place Setting Plates Bowl Cup Saucer Fiestaware Retired Lilac 5-pc Place Setting Plates Bowl Cup Saucer 0 $124.99 6d 22h 29m
CHINA SPECIALITIES FIESTA HARLEQUIN ANIMAL LILAC LAMB ~ NEW DETAILED RECREATION CHINA SPECIALITIES FIESTA HARLEQUIN ANIMAL LILAC LAMB ~ NEW DETAILED RECREATION $21.85 7d 1h 44m
Fiestaware Lilac Teacup & Saucer Fiesta Purple Tea Cup and Saucer HTF  717 18 Fiestaware Lilac Teacup & Saucer Fiesta Purple Tea Cup and Saucer HTF 717 18 $35.00 7d 3h 36m
Fiestaware Lilac Dinner Plate Fiesta Lilac Purple Retired HTF 717 19 Fiestaware Lilac Dinner Plate Fiesta Lilac Purple Retired HTF 717 19 $90.00 7d 3h 42m
FIESTA LILAC, 2  LARGE MUGS, 3-1/2 FIESTA LILAC, 2 LARGE MUGS, 3-1/2" TALL, UNUSED, MINT CONDITION $55.00 7d 6h 3m
Fiestaware Lilac Rimmed Soup Bowl Retired Fiesta Purple pasta bowl 717 38 Fiestaware Lilac Rimmed Soup Bowl Retired Fiesta Purple pasta bowl 717 38 $65.00 7d 20h 26m
Fiestaware Reitred LILAC 5-pc Place Setting Plates Bowl Cup Saucer Fiestaware Reitred LILAC 5-pc Place Setting Plates Bowl Cup Saucer 0 $130.00 7d 22h 56m
VINTAGE HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE LILAC DISK PITCHER 2 Quart fine VINTAGE HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE LILAC DISK PITCHER 2 Quart fine $129.95 8d 1h 29m
VINTAGE HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 11 3/4 VINTAGE HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 11 3/4" Dinner or Serving Plate FIESTAWARE $99.95 8d 1h 29m
VINTAGE HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 8 1/4 VINTAGE HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 8 1/4" Serving Bowl 1993-95 FIESTAWARE $59.95 8d 1h 29m
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 8d 1h 29m
VINTAGE HOMER LAUGHLIN SET FIESTA WARE LILAC DISK PITCHER WITH 4 JUICE TUMBLERS VINTAGE HOMER LAUGHLIN SET FIESTA WARE LILAC DISK PITCHER WITH 4 JUICE TUMBLERS $139.95 8d 1h 29m
Vintage Homer Laughlin Set FIESTA LILAC Sugar Bowl w/Lid & Creamer with Tray Vintage Homer Laughlin Set FIESTA LILAC Sugar Bowl w/Lid & Creamer with Tray $109.95 8d 1h 29m
Fiesta fiestaware Lilac medium flared vase Fiesta fiestaware Lilac medium flared vase $249.95 8d 3h 28m
Fiesta® Large Disk Pitcher Lilac Retired by Homer Laughlin China Co. Fiesta® Large Disk Pitcher Lilac Retired by Homer Laughlin China Co. $60.00 8d 4h 17m
Fiestaware Lilac Mini Disc Pitcher Fiesta purple Mini Disk Pitcher 717 63 Fiestaware Lilac Mini Disc Pitcher Fiesta purple Mini Disk Pitcher 717 63 $65.00 8d 4h 46m
Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug X35 Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug X35 $45.00 8d 4h 58m
Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug X33 Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug X33 $45.00 8d 4h 58m
Fiestaware Retired Lilac Large Oval Platter Unused Fiestaware Retired Lilac Large Oval Platter Unused $99.00 8d 18h 40m
Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer $99.00 8d 18h 59m
lilac fiesta cereal bowl set of four lilac fiesta cereal bowl set of four $104.00 8d 23h 43m
lilac fiesta tea cup and saucer set of four lilac fiesta tea cup and saucer set of four $104.00 8d 23h 44m
Fiesta Fiestaware Retired Lilac Large Oval Platter First Quality Unused Fiesta Fiestaware Retired Lilac Large Oval Platter First Quality Unused $119.00 9d 2h 4m

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