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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 AD CUP STICK HANDLE & SAUCER ESPRESSO DEMITASSE  FIESTA WARE 1st LILAC AD CUP STICK HANDLE & SAUCER ESPRESSO DEMITASSE FIESTA WARE 1st $129.99 2h 58m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 220936 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 220936 $103.95 3h 25m
Fiesta Retired Lilac Gravy Sauce Boat Unused Fiesta Retired Lilac Gravy Sauce Boat Unused $64.99 4h 17m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac Purple Tea Pot with LId Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac Purple Tea Pot with LId 11 $50.00 7h 44m
FIESTA LILAC CUP AND SAUCER A6100 FIESTA LILAC CUP AND SAUCER A6100 $44.99 11h 41m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Elegance Glass, 16 oz Goblet, Tumbler, LILAC Stripe, HTF Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Elegance Glass, 16 oz Goblet, Tumbler, LILAC Stripe, HTF $20.69 14h 47m
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 14h 47m
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 14h 47m
Fiesta® LILAC Post 86 - Tumbler - 1st Quality - Discontinued Item Fiesta® LILAC Post 86 - Tumbler - 1st Quality - Discontinued Item $24.99 1d 3h 36m
FIESTA SUGAR bowl ONLY lilac NO LID FIESTA SUGAR bowl ONLY lilac NO LID $19.99 1d 4h 36m
Fiesta Dinnerware, Retired LILAC Coffee Server with Lid, Unused - original box Fiesta Dinnerware, Retired LILAC Coffee Server with Lid, Unused - original box $195.00 1d 8h 51m
Rare Retired Fiesta *LILAC LADY* HoLiDaY GiFt *MUG* fiestaware New-1st Rare Retired Fiesta *LILAC LADY* HoLiDaY GiFt *MUG* fiestaware New-1st $11.95 1d 11h 45m
Fiesta lilac dinner plate retired Fiesta lilac dinner plate retired 3 $30.00 2d 4h 52m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 12 Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 12" Chop Plate, Retired LILAC, Nice $76.49 2d 12h 36m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Ring Handled Mug, Double Stamped, Retired LILAC, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Ring Handled Mug, Double Stamped, Retired LILAC, Nice $39.59 2d 12h 42m
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 2d 12h 54m
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC COVERED CASSEROLE DISH PURPLE LAVENDER FIESTAWARE HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC COVERED CASSEROLE DISH PURPLE LAVENDER FIESTAWARE 0 $145.00 2d 13h 24m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired LILAC, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired LILAC, Nice $22.49 2d 13h 26m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Ball style Salt & Pepper Shaker Set, Retired LILAC, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Ball style Salt & Pepper Shaker Set, Retired LILAC, Nice $49.49 2d 13h 41m
Fiesta®, Creamer Sugar with Lid on Figure 8 Tray, Retired LILAC, Nice Fiesta®, Creamer Sugar with Lid on Figure 8 Tray, Retired LILAC, Nice $103.49 2d 13h 59m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 9 Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 9" Rimmed Soup Bowl, Pasta Bowl, Retired LILAC $38.69 2d 14h 6m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 12 Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 12" Rimmed Soup, Pasta Bowl, Deep Plate,Retired LILAC, Nice $68.39 2d 14h 16m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Tripod Candleholder 1676814 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Tripod Candleholder 1676814 $451.95 2d 22h 7m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac veggie bowl Purple flared rim 8 3/8 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac veggie bowl Purple flared rim 8 3/8" wide Perfect 0 $29.99 3d 13m
LILAC FIESTA GRAVY SAUCE BOAT...NEW IN BOX!! LILAC FIESTA GRAVY SAUCE BOAT...NEW IN BOX!! 6 $16.50 3d 1h 5m
'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 3d 5h 20m
set of Lilac Fiestaware set of Lilac Fiestaware $900.00 3d 5h 22m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta LILAC 60th Anniversary  Large Disk Pitcher Homer Laughlin Fiesta LILAC 60th Anniversary Large Disk Pitcher $70.00 3d 6h
Vintage Retired Lilac Fiesta Flatware 5 piece setting x 4 sets MINT UNUSED Vintage Retired Lilac Fiesta Flatware 5 piece setting x 4 sets MINT UNUSED $125.00 3d 6h 41m
Fiestaware Lilac Medium Purple Pie Baker Plate Dish Homer Laughlin Rare Color Fiestaware Lilac Medium Purple Pie Baker Plate Dish Homer Laughlin Rare Color $74.99 3d 7h 18m
Fiesta First Quality 60th Anniversary Large Disc Pitcher - Lilac Glaze Fiesta First Quality 60th Anniversary Large Disc Pitcher - Lilac Glaze $75.00 3d 10h 35m
FIESTA LILAC, LARGE 13 FIESTA LILAC, LARGE 13" PLATTER, EXCELLENT CONDITION $75.00 3d 12h 29m
Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug X34 Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug X34 $45.00 3d 12h 46m
Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug X33 Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug X33 $45.00 3d 13h
Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug X35 Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug X35 $45.00 3d 13h 7m
FIESTA LILAC, 11 FIESTA LILAC, 11" ROUND PLATTER/CHOP PLATE, $50.00 3d 13h 12m
Fiestaware Lilac Purple Rimmed Soup Bowl Homer Laughlin Fiesta RARE Color Fiestaware Lilac Purple Rimmed Soup Bowl Homer Laughlin Fiesta RARE Color $32.99 4d 4h 52m
VINTAGE MOLD FIESTA HARLEQUIN ANIMAL LILAC LAVENDER LAMB ~NICE GIFT VINTAGE MOLD FIESTA HARLEQUIN ANIMAL LILAC LAVENDER LAMB ~NICE GIFT $20.76 4d 8h 28m
FIESTA LILAC, 8 FIESTA LILAC, 8" SERVING BOWL, FACTORY MINT CONDITION $50.00 4d 14h 52m
FIESTA LILAC 3 YEAR PRODUCTION 9 FIESTA LILAC 3 YEAR PRODUCTION 9" LARGE RIM SOUP BOWL 1993-95 $50.00 5d 8h 38m
Brand new rare, Fiesta Lilac soup bowls Brand new rare, Fiesta Lilac soup bowls $110.00 5d 14h 23m
Brand new Fiesta Lilac tea cups - rare! Brand new Fiesta Lilac tea cups - rare! $25.00 5d 14h 24m
Brand new rare, Fiesta Lilac soup bowls Brand new rare, Fiesta Lilac soup bowls $180.00 5d 14h 24m
Set 2 LILAC Fiesta Fiestaware Dinner Plates HLC first limited run retired color Set 2 LILAC Fiesta Fiestaware Dinner Plates HLC first limited run retired color 2 $25.99 5d 16h 16m
DINNER PLATE lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 10.5 DINNER PLATE lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 10.5" 1st $109.99 6d 5h 56m
COVERED BUTTER DISH lilac NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 1st COVERED BUTTER DISH lilac NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 1st $99.99 6d 6h 4m
Lilac Fiesta 5- Piece Place Setting NEW IN BOX!!! Lilac Fiesta 5- Piece Place Setting NEW IN BOX!!! $122.99 6d 10h 21m
FIESTA LILAC STICK HANDLED DEMITASSE CUP/SAUCER , ORIG. SHIPPING  BOX, UNUSED FIESTA LILAC STICK HANDLED DEMITASSE CUP/SAUCER , ORIG. SHIPPING BOX, UNUSED 0 $150.00 6d 10h 26m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta LILAC Salad Plate Homer Laughlin Fiesta LILAC Salad Plate 0 $24.99 6d 12h 58m
Fiestaware LILAC Mini Disk Pitcher/Creamer 5-oz VHTF Fiesta Mint Condition Fiestaware LILAC Mini Disk Pitcher/Creamer 5-oz VHTF Fiesta Mint Condition $119.99 6d 13h 50m
Fiesta Fiestaware HLC LILAC Large 13 Fiesta Fiestaware HLC LILAC Large 13" Platter Retired EUC $99.99 6d 13h 56m
Lilac Purple Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tea Pot with Lid Lilac Purple Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tea Pot with Lid 1 $0.01 6d 15h 10m
FIESTA LILAC SALAD PLATE 7 1/4 FIESTA LILAC SALAD PLATE 7 1/4" A2800 $49.99 7d 6h 36m
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE LILAC SAUCERS  SET OF 4  Dated 1995 Backstamp JJB HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE LILAC SAUCERS SET OF 4 Dated 1995 Backstamp JJB $44.99 7d 6h 37m
FIESTA LILAC CUP AND SAUCER A300 FIESTA LILAC CUP AND SAUCER A300 $39.99 8d 6h 49m
Fiesta LILAC 5 piece place setting plus lunch plate, mug and small bowl Fiesta LILAC 5 piece place setting plus lunch plate, mug and small bowl 0 $180.00 8d 9h 52m
FIESTA WARE 5PC PLACESETTING LILAC NEW FIESTA WARE 5PC PLACESETTING LILAC NEW $139.99 8d 11h 34m
FIESTA WARE LILAC NAPPY BOWL FIESTA WARE LILAC NAPPY BOWL $32.99 8d 14h 12m
 Homer Laughlin Contemporary Fiesta Lilac 2 3/4 Homer Laughlin Contemporary Fiesta Lilac 2 3/4" Cup and Saucer. Two available. $32.00 9d 58m
Fiesta ® Dinner Ware, Lilac, Purple, 6 inch Dancing Lady, Figurine, Very Nice Fiesta ® Dinner Ware, Lilac, Purple, 6 inch Dancing Lady, Figurine, Very Nice $151.19 9d 2h 58m
FIESTA LILAC  *AD /AFTER DINNER CUP & SAUCER* HARD TO FIND* FIESTA LILAC *AD /AFTER DINNER CUP & SAUCER* HARD TO FIND* $100.00 9d 14h 6m
Fiesta Lilac Purple Salt & Pepper Ball Shakers Fiestaware 1st Qu Displayed Only Fiesta Lilac Purple Salt & Pepper Ball Shakers Fiestaware 1st Qu Displayed Only $68.00 10d 2h 7m
Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug X36 Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug X36 $45.00 10d 10h 31m
Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug X37 Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug X37 $45.00 10d 10h 39m
FIESTA DANCING LADY & CARAFE MUG lilac periwinkle seamist persimmon FIESTA DANCING LADY & CARAFE MUG lilac periwinkle seamist persimmon $6.39 11d 5h 30m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 3 5/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 3 5/8" Bulb Candleholder 1676813 $103.95 12d 5h 2m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 11 5/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 11 5/8" Oval Serving Platter 8443850 $103.95 12d 9h 56m
FIESTA LILAC, 2  9 FIESTA LILAC, 2 9" RIMMED SOUP BOWLS, BOTH WITH FACTORY FLAWS, NO DAMAGE $40.00 12d 12h 18m
FIESTA LILAC 8-3/8 FIESTA LILAC 8-3/8" SERVING BOWL, GREAT CONDITION $60.00 12d 12h 31m
FIESTA LILAC 2-1/2 FIESTA LILAC 2-1/2" CREAMER, EXCELLENT UNUSED CONDITION, $60.00 12d 13h 17m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8" Round Vegetable Bowl 1185464 $83.95 13d 5h 50m
 Homer Laughlin Fiesta LILAC Large Cereal Bowl Homer Laughlin Fiesta LILAC Large Cereal Bowl $40.00 14d 11h 25m
Fiesta®, Dinner ware, AD Saucer, Demitasse, Lilac purple, Hard to Find, Nice Fiesta®, Dinner ware, AD Saucer, Demitasse, Lilac purple, Hard to Find, Nice $40.49 15d 3h 45m
6oz TUMBLER JUICE CUP lilac 60th anniversary FIESTA 6oz TUMBLER JUICE CUP lilac 60th anniversary FIESTA $29.99 15d 7h 23m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Creamer 1025190 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Creamer 1025190 $98.95 15d 12h 52m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Sugar Bowl 1025220 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Sugar Bowl 1025220 $123.95 15d 14h 45m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Lilac 4 oz Mini Disk Creamer Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Lilac 4 oz Mini Disk Creamer $124.00 16d 12h 37m
FIESTA LILAC 5-5/8 FIESTA LILAC 5-5/8", 32oz MEDIUM DISK PITCHER, ORIG. SHIPPING BOX, UNUSED $150.00 16d 12h 56m
RARE Fiestaware LILAC 8 RARE Fiestaware LILAC 8" VEGETABLE/Serving BOWL*Retired FIESTA Homer Laughlin $48.95 17d 1h 48m
Lilac 3 3/4 Lilac 3 3/4" Tumbler, 50th Anniversary Edition, 1936 to 1996 $32.00 17d 11h 46m
FIESTA LILAC, 2  LARGE MUGS, 3-1/2 FIESTA LILAC, 2 LARGE MUGS, 3-1/2" TALL, UNUSED, MINT CONDITION $55.00 17d 13h 3m
Fiesta Ware Deep Dish Pie Baker Pie Pan Retired LILAC purple EXC condition Fiesta Ware Deep Dish Pie Baker Pie Pan Retired LILAC purple EXC condition $75.00 18d 5h 10m
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 2 PIECES 12 HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 2 PIECES 12" LARGE PASTA BOWL PURPLE FIESTAWARE! $111.16 18d 7h 20m
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 2 PIECES LARGE RIM SOUP BOWL PURPLE FIESTAWARE! HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 2 PIECES LARGE RIM SOUP BOWL PURPLE FIESTAWARE! $109.43 18d 7h 32m
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 1/4 LB COVERED BUTTER DISH PURPLE FIESTAWARE! HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 1/4 LB COVERED BUTTER DISH PURPLE FIESTAWARE! $87.40 18d 9h 5m
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 4 PIECE 9 HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 4 PIECE 9" DINNER KNIFE LAVENDER PURPLE FIESTAWARE! $47.20 18d 10h 24m
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 4 PIECE 7 HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 4 PIECE 7" DINNER FORK LAVENDER PURPLE FIESTAWARE! $30.36 18d 10h 30m
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 4 PIECE 6 HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 4 PIECE 6" SALAD FORK LAVENDER PURPLE FIESTAWARE! $30.36 18d 10h 32m
Fiesta Dinnerware LILAC (RETIRED) Small Disk Pitcher Fiesta Dinnerware LILAC (RETIRED) Small Disk Pitcher $195.00 18d 10h 41m
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 4 PIECE 6 HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 4 PIECE 6" TEASPOON LAVENDER PURPLE FIESTAWARE! $22.36 18d 10h 52m
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 4 PIECE 7 HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC 4 PIECE 7" PLACE OVAL SOUP SPOON PURPLE FIESTAWARE! $22.36 18d 10h 56m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac - 9 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac - 9" Rim SOUP BOWL $63.99 18d 13h 10m
MINI DISK PITCHER creamer lilac purple NEW FIESTA  5 OZ. MINI DISK PITCHER creamer lilac purple NEW FIESTA 5 OZ. $94.99 19d 6h 40m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Tumbler, Juice Tumbler, 60th anniversary, Retired LILAC Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Tumbler, Juice Tumbler, 60th anniversary, Retired LILAC $38.69 20d 52m
Fiesta Lilac Cake or Pie Server Kitchen Kraft China Specialities Fiestaware Fiesta Lilac Cake or Pie Server Kitchen Kraft China Specialities Fiestaware $19.85 20d 13h 26m
Fiestaware Lilac Med Purple 6 oz Cup Homer Laughlin Fiesta Rare New Ex Cond. Fiestaware Lilac Med Purple 6 oz Cup Homer Laughlin Fiesta Rare New Ex Cond. $14.99 21d 7h 21m
FIESTA LILAC PENGUIN MAVERICK MENAGERIE ANIMAL • HARLEQUIN • VINTAGE STYLE FIESTA LILAC PENGUIN MAVERICK MENAGERIE ANIMAL • HARLEQUIN • VINTAGE STYLE $20.76 21d 9h 10m
FIESTA LILAC 1/4 LB. COVERED BUTTER,  UNUSED  CONDITION FIESTA LILAC 1/4 LB. COVERED BUTTER, UNUSED CONDITION $95.00 21d 13h 14m
FIESTAWARE  Fiesta Ware  LILAC ~ Cream & Sugar w/Tray 3pc.set ~ Homer Laughlin FIESTAWARE Fiesta Ware LILAC ~ Cream & Sugar w/Tray 3pc.set ~ Homer Laughlin $100.00 22d 1h 15m
19 OZ MEDIUM CEREAL SOUP BOWL Lilac 6 7/8 19 OZ MEDIUM CEREAL SOUP BOWL Lilac 6 7/8" FIESTA $44.99 22d 2h 19m

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