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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 Saucers 2 each Perriwinkle Blue Apricot Lilac Retired Fiestaware Saucers 2 each Perriwinkle Blue Apricot Lilac Retired $29.99 12h 54m
Fiestaware Lilac Saucer 1993 Discontinued Limited Release  Fiestaware Lilac Saucer 1993 Discontinued Limited Release  0 $7.25 13h 8m
Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Napkin Ring HLC Pottery Dinnerware Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Napkin Ring HLC Pottery Dinnerware $74.97 13h 35m
Fiesta Lilac  Juice Cups Tumblers Set of 4 Fiestaware Fiesta Lilac Juice Cups Tumblers Set of 4 Fiestaware $59.00 1d 42m
Fiestaware, Relish Tray, Corn on the Cob Tray, Retired, Fiesta, Lilac Purple Fiestaware, Relish Tray, Corn on the Cob Tray, Retired, Fiesta, Lilac Purple $83.69 1d 1h 17m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac, Limited Production: Salad Plate (s) 7 1/4 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac, Limited Production: Salad Plate (s) 7 1/4" AS IS $29.99 1d 3h 44m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac, Limited Production: Coupe Soup Bowl (s) 7 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac, Limited Production: Coupe Soup Bowl (s) 7" $29.99 1d 3h 45m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac, Limited Production: Rim Soup Bowl (s) 9 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac, Limited Production: Rim Soup Bowl (s) 9" AS IS $29.99 1d 3h 46m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac, Limited Production: Round Serving Bowl (s) 8 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac, Limited Production: Round Serving Bowl (s) 8" $37.49 1d 3h 46m
JUMBO CHILI BOWL lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 18OZ JUMBO CHILI BOWL lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 18OZ $54.99 1d 4h 51m
Fiestaware, Lg Disk Pitcher, Fiesta, Lilac purple, 60th Anniversary,  Fiestaware, Lg Disk Pitcher, Fiesta, Lilac purple, 60th Anniversary,  0 $63.00 1d 6h 30m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac, Limited Production: Round Serving Bowl  8.5 inch  Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac, Limited Production: Round Serving Bowl  8.5 inch  1 $20.00 1d 6h 37m
Fiestaware LILAC Teacup   Set of 6       Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR Fiestaware LILAC Teacup   Set of 6       Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR 1 $39.99 1d 6h 54m
Fiestaware, 44 Ounce Tea Pot w/ Lid, Fiesta, LILAC purple - no chips , marks  Fiestaware, 44 Ounce Tea Pot w/ Lid, Fiesta, LILAC purple - no chips , marks  0 $109.00 1d 8h 32m
Fiesta Lilac Deep Dish Pie Plate Fiesta Lilac Deep Dish Pie Plate 0 $149.99 1d 10h
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ 0 $55.00 1d 10h 42m
Fiesta Retired LILAC Demitasse Stick Cup & Saucer ~ Fiesta Retired LILAC Demitasse Stick Cup & Saucer ~ 0 $75.00 1d 10h 47m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta purple lilac plum cup & saucer plate Fiestaware vintage Homer Laughlin Fiesta purple lilac plum cup & saucer plate Fiestaware vintage $6.49 2d 1h 13m
Fiestaware, Tumbler, Juice Tumbler, 60th anniversary, Fiesta, LILAC Fiestaware, Tumbler, Juice Tumbler, 60th anniversary, Fiesta, LILAC $38.69 2d 8h 35m
Fiestaware, Saucer, Fiesta, Lilac, Very Nice Fiestaware, Saucer, Fiesta, Lilac, Very Nice $19.79 2d 17h 53m
Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR $21.69 2d 21h 27m
Vintage FIESTA Fiestaware Rare Retired LILAC 5 piece place setting Vintage FIESTA Fiestaware Rare Retired LILAC 5 piece place setting 14 $81.00 2d 22h 59m
LILAC FIESTA CUP AND SAUCER LILAC FIESTA CUP AND SAUCER $29.99 2d 23h 57m
Homer Laughlin China Company--Fiesta Ware--Lilac saucer Homer Laughlin China Company--Fiesta Ware--Lilac saucer $10.00 3d 5h 16m
Fiesta Lilac  Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware CHOICE $22.00 3d 6h 17m
Fiesta Lilac  Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware CHOICE $69.00 3d 6h 17m
Fiesta Lilac  Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware CHOICE $24.00 3d 6h 17m
Fiesta Lilac  Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware CHOICE $22.00 3d 6h 17m
Fiestaware Lilac Mini Disc Pitcher 1994 Tri State Pottery Festival Fiesta Purple Fiestaware Lilac Mini Disc Pitcher 1994 Tri State Pottery Festival Fiesta Purple $69.00 3d 6h 58m
Fiesta LILAC Jumbo or Chili Bowl - Retired Fiestaware & Rare Fiesta LILAC Jumbo or Chili Bowl - Retired Fiestaware & Rare $39.95 3d 7h 48m
Fiesta LILAC 7 Fiesta LILAC 7" Bread & Butter Plate Retired 0 $16.00 3d 9h 28m
Fiesta LILAC Cereal or Soup Bowl Retired by Homer Laughlin U.S.A. Fiesta LILAC Cereal or Soup Bowl Retired by Homer Laughlin U.S.A. 0 $24.99 3d 9h 36m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC CHILI BOWL ~ RARE ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC CHILI BOWL ~ RARE ~ $39.99 3d 10h 30m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 7 Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 7" SALAD DESSERT Plate ~ $24.99 3d 10h 30m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 5-Piece FLATWARE Set  ~ RARE ~ FORKS SPOONS KNIFE ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 5-Piece FLATWARE Set ~ RARE ~ FORKS SPOONS KNIFE ~ $39.99 3d 10h 30m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ $24.99 3d 10h 30m
Fiesta Retired Lilac Set of Two Tea Cups HLC Made in USA! Fiesta Retired Lilac Set of Two Tea Cups HLC Made in USA! 0 $27.80 3d 12h 24m
FIESTA LILAC, 10-1/2 FIESTA LILAC, 10-1/2" DINNER PLATE, STRONG IMPRESSIONS, EXCELLENT $70.00 3d 22h 56m
Fiestaware Lilac Tumbler Fiesta Small 6.5 oz Cup Retired Purple Fiestaware Lilac Tumbler Fiesta Small 6.5 oz Cup Retired Purple $45.00 4d 50m
Fiestaware Lilac Relish Tray Fiesta Retired Limited Purple Corn on the Cob Tray Fiestaware Lilac Relish Tray Fiesta Retired Limited Purple Corn on the Cob Tray $95.00 4d 3h 42m
Fiesta  LARGE TEAPOT  - 4 Cup - New Never Used -2nd-  Retired Color - LILAC   Fiesta LARGE TEAPOT - 4 Cup - New Never Used -2nd- Retired Color - LILAC $75.00 4d 3h 57m
Contemporary Fiesta Ware Retired Lilac Cup and Saucer Set Contemporary Fiesta Ware Retired Lilac Cup and Saucer Set 0 $12.99 4d 5h 8m
Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Cup Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Cup Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer $130.00 4d 7h 49m
7-PC HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA BOWLS PLATES PLATTER Lilac, Cobalt Blue, Seamist 7-PC HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA BOWLS PLATES PLATTER Lilac, Cobalt Blue, Seamist 0 $39.99 4d 8h 51m
Fiesta COFFEE SERVER - 36 oz. - New - 2nd - Retired Item and Color - LILAC Fiesta COFFEE SERVER - 36 oz. - New - 2nd - Retired Item and Color - LILAC $225.00 4d 10h 56m
Fiesta Dinnerware, Tumbler, Juice Tumbler, 60th anniversary, Fiestaware, LILAC Fiesta Dinnerware, Tumbler, Juice Tumbler, 60th anniversary, Fiestaware, LILAC 0 $41.99 4d 11h 34m
Fiesta HLC Lilac Purple 7 Fiesta HLC Lilac Purple 7" Coupe Soup Bowl $33.99 4d 16h 17m
LOT OF 8EA FIESTA ☆ 461 LILAC 19oz MEDIUM CEREAL BOWLS retired color Post 86 LOT OF 8EA FIESTA ☆ 461 LILAC 19oz MEDIUM CEREAL BOWLS retired color Post 86 $320.00 4d 22h 33m
Fiestaware Fiesta Lilac Disc Pitcher Tumblers 60  Anniversary Pitcher + Tumblers Fiestaware Fiesta Lilac Disc Pitcher Tumblers 60 Anniversary Pitcher + Tumblers $149.99 5d 1h 51m
COVERED BUTTER DISH lilac NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA COVERED BUTTER DISH lilac NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA $99.99 5d 2h 2m
DINNER PLATE lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 10.5 DINNER PLATE lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 10.5" 1st new $89.99 5d 2h 9m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 220936 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 220936 $99.95 6d 44m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 220935 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 220935 $39.99 6d 45m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 220938 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 220938 $59.99 6d 47m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Fork 1237789 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Fork 1237789 $9.99 6d 1h 22m
Fiesta Ware After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition Fiesta Ware After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition $80.00 6d 1h 58m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 1/4 Lb Covered Butter Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 1/4 Lb Covered Butter $119.95 6d 1h 59m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8" Round Vegetable Bowl 1185464 $79.95 6d 2h 4m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC 6 Oz Tumbler (60th Anniversary) 2404953 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC 6 Oz Tumbler (60th Anniversary) 2404953 $33.99 6d 2h 43m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salt & Pepper 1185460 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salt & Pepper 1185460 $109.95 6d 2h 43m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2618401 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2618401 $119.95 6d 2h 46m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 64 Oz Pitcher 2405833 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 64 Oz Pitcher 2405833 $149.95 6d 3h 19m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Teaspoon 1237791 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Teaspoon 1237791 $21.99 6d 3h 19m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Knife 1237787 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Knife 1237787 $11.99 6d 3h 20m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Relish Dish 1676809 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Relish Dish 1676809 $129.95 6d 3h 25m
FIESTA 6 FIESTA 6" BUD VASE lilac purple $98.99 6d 4h 36m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Open Sauce Boat 2004474 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Open Sauce Boat 2004474 $89.95 6d 4h 56m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Creamer 1025190 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Creamer 1025190 $84.95 6d 4h 56m
Fiesta ware Lilac Jumbo (chili) Bowl With Saucer Fiesta HLC 18 oz Fiesta ware Lilac Jumbo (chili) Bowl With Saucer Fiesta HLC 18 oz $75.00 6d 5h 24m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 3385491 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 3385491 $53.99 6d 5h 44m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 4 Oz Pitcher 1676804 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 4 Oz Pitcher 1676804 $129.95 6d 6h 18m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Rimmed Soup Bowl 2316513 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Rimmed Soup Bowl 2316513 $79.95 6d 7h 2m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Fork 6126744 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Fork 6126744 $17.99 6d 7h 5m
Fiesta Lilac Purple Mini Disk Pitcher Miniature Creamer FiestaWare Disc 5 oz Fiesta Lilac Purple Mini Disk Pitcher Miniature Creamer FiestaWare Disc 5 oz $81.99 6d 8h 16m
FIESTA FIESTAWARE HOMER LAUGHLIN HLC Dancing Lady Lilac 6 FIESTA FIESTAWARE HOMER LAUGHLIN HLC Dancing Lady Lilac 6" NIB $175.00 6d 8h 16m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Demi Cup & Saucer 2405258 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Demi Cup & Saucer 2405258 $159.95 6d 8h 29m
Fiesta® 1qt 8-1/4 Fiesta® 1qt 8-1/4" Bowl, Lilac $45.00 6d 9h 39m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Sugar Bowl 1025220 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Sugar Bowl 1025220 $94.95 6d 9h 40m
FIESTA LILAC 2-1/2 FIESTA LILAC 2-1/2" CREAMER, EXCELLENT UNUSED CONDITION, $50.00 6d 11h 28m
FIESTA WARE  LILAC PASTA BOWL FIESTA WARE LILAC PASTA BOWL $34.99 7d 6h 13m
FIESTA WARE DENVER MUGS LILAC ROSE APRICOT FIESTA WARE DENVER MUGS LILAC ROSE APRICOT $29.99 7d 7h 8m
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 $50.00 7d 10h 6m
Fiestaware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Lilac Purple, NEW WITH TAGS Fiestaware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Lilac Purple, NEW WITH TAGS $79.19 7d 14h 28m
FIESTA LILAC, TEAPOT  W/LID, 7-1/8 FIESTA LILAC, TEAPOT W/LID, 7-1/8", EXCELLENT CONDITION $175.00 8d 10h 54m
Retired Fiestaware Lilac Chili Bowl purple Ceramic Fiesta Jumbo Homer Laughlin Retired Fiestaware Lilac Chili Bowl purple Ceramic Fiesta Jumbo Homer Laughlin $35.00 8d 17h 22m
Fiesta ware Lilac LARGE TEAPOT  - 4 Cup - New Never Used -2nd-  Retired Fiesta ware Lilac LARGE TEAPOT - 4 Cup - New Never Used -2nd- Retired $70.00 9d 3h 21m
Lilac fiestaware gravy boat retired color Lilac fiestaware gravy boat retired color $59.00 9d 4h 59m
Fiesta Lilac Tumbler Fiesta Ware Purple 60th Anniversary scarce Fiestaware NICE! Fiesta Lilac Tumbler Fiesta Ware Purple 60th Anniversary scarce Fiestaware NICE! $34.99 9d 6h 19m
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC CUP AND SAUCER LIMITED TWO YEAR RUN HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA LILAC CUP AND SAUCER LIMITED TWO YEAR RUN $30.00 9d 7h 33m
HLC Fiesta Lilac Purple Small Fruit Prep Bowl Set of 2 VGC HLC Fiesta Lilac Purple Small Fruit Prep Bowl Set of 2 VGC $24.95 9d 10h 33m
Contemporary Fiesta LILAC 2-3/4 Contemporary Fiesta LILAC 2-3/4" FLAT CUP No Saucer Homer Laughlin EXCELLENT! $17.95 9d 13h 11m
BEAUTIFUL FIESTAWARE LILAC PURPLE LARGE PITCHER BEAUTIFUL FIESTAWARE LILAC PURPLE LARGE PITCHER $99.99 9d 22h 38m
FIESTA WARE HOMER LAUGHLIN  LILAC STICK HANDLE DEMI TASSE CUP AND SAUCER FIESTA WARE HOMER LAUGHLIN LILAC STICK HANDLE DEMI TASSE CUP AND SAUCER $79.99 9d 23h 6m
MINI DISK PITCHER creamer lilac purple NEW FIESTA  5 OZ. MINI DISK PITCHER creamer lilac purple NEW FIESTA 5 OZ. $94.99 10d 5h 4m
Fiesta Stick Handled Demi Demitasse Lilac Cup and Saucer MIB Fiesta Stick Handled Demi Demitasse Lilac Cup and Saucer MIB $112.50 10d 5h 26m
Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer $110.00 10d 9h 54m
14 0Z CEREAL DIP FRUIT BOWL lilac FIESTAWARE FIESTA 14 0Z CEREAL DIP FRUIT BOWL lilac FIESTAWARE FIESTA $59.99 11d 1h 15m
3 Fiestaware Fiesta Lilac 7 1/8 3 Fiestaware Fiesta Lilac 7 1/8" Dessert Salad Bread Plate Retired Light Purple $69.74 11d 4h 41m
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 11d 12h 23m

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