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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 LILAC, 10-1/2 FIESTA LILAC, 10-1/2" DINNER PLATE, STRONG IMPRESSIONS, EXCELLENT $70.00 1h 2m
Fiestaware, Saucer, Fiesta, Lilac, Very Nice Fiestaware, Saucer, Fiesta, Lilac, Very Nice $19.79 2h 41m
Fiestaware, Tumbler, Juice Tumbler, 60th anniversary, Fiesta, LILAC Fiestaware, Tumbler, Juice Tumbler, 60th anniversary, Fiesta, LILAC $38.69 2h 41m
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 9h 4m
Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware Limited Production - Stack Cereal Bowl – Factory 1st Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware Limited Production - Stack Cereal Bowl – Factory 1st $125.00 10h 9m
Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware Limited Production - Custard Bowl – Factory 1st Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware Limited Production - Custard Bowl – Factory 1st $110.00 10h 11m
Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware Limited Production - Bread & Butter Plate – Factory 1st Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware Limited Production - Bread & Butter Plate – Factory 1st $45.00 10h 16m
Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware Limited Production A/D Cup & Saucer Set, Factory 1st Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware Limited Production A/D Cup & Saucer Set, Factory 1st $110.00 10h 19m
Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware Limited Production A/D Cup & Saucer - Factory 1st No Box Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware Limited Production A/D Cup & Saucer - Factory 1st No Box $95.00 10h 20m
FIESTA® Fiestaware, LILAC OVAL PLATTER 13-5/8 FIESTA® Fiestaware, LILAC OVAL PLATTER 13-5/8" - RETIRED Homer Laughlin 3 $32.00 11h 27m
 Fiesta RETIRED LILAC Bulb Candlestick Holder ~ RARE ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC Bulb Candlestick Holder ~ RARE ~ 0 $75.00 12h 58m
Fiestaware Saucers 2 each Perriwinkle Blue Apricot Lilac Retired Fiestaware Saucers 2 each Perriwinkle Blue Apricot Lilac Retired $34.99 1d 2m
FIESTA LILAC STICK HANDLED DEMITASSE CUP/SAUCER , ORIG. SHIPPING  BOX, UNUSED FIESTA LILAC STICK HANDLED DEMITASSE CUP/SAUCER , ORIG. SHIPPING BOX, UNUSED 0 $95.00 1d 1h 27m
Fiestaware, Gravy Boat, Sauce Boat, Fiesta, Lilac, purple, New No Tags Fiestaware, Gravy Boat, Sauce Boat, Fiesta, Lilac, purple, New No Tags $65.69 1d 2h 3m
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 1d 9h 55m
FIESTA® Fiestaware, LILAC OVAL PLATTER 13-5/8 FIESTA® Fiestaware, LILAC OVAL PLATTER 13-5/8" - RETIRED $105.00 1d 10h 17m
FIESTA® Retired Lilac Fiestaware Lilac Rimmed 9 FIESTA® Retired Lilac Fiestaware Lilac Rimmed 9" inch Soup Bowl,  Retired 1995. $45.99 1d 11h 8m
Fiestaware Lilac Tumbler Fiesta Small 6.5 oz Cup Retired Purple Fiestaware Lilac Tumbler Fiesta Small 6.5 oz Cup Retired Purple $45.00 2d 2h 56m
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 $14.99 2d 5h 50m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac, Limited Production: Coupe Soup Bowl (s) 7 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac, Limited Production: Coupe Soup Bowl (s) 7" $23.99 2d 5h 51m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac, Limited Production: Rim Soup Bowl (s) 9 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac, Limited Production: Rim Soup Bowl (s) 9" AS IS $23.99 2d 5h 52m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac, Limited Production: Round Serving Bowl (s) 8 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac, Limited Production: Round Serving Bowl (s) 8" $29.99 2d 5h 52m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 220935 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 220935 $39.99 3d 3h 48m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 220938 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 220938 $59.99 3d 3h 48m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8" Round Vegetable Bowl 1185464 $74.95 3d 5h 12m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salt & Pepper 1185460 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salt & Pepper 1185460 $99.95 3d 5h 28m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2618401 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2618401 $119.95 3d 5h 48m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 64 Oz Pitcher 2405833 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 64 Oz Pitcher 2405833 $149.95 3d 6h 21m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Teaspoon 1237791 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Teaspoon 1237791 $21.99 3d 6h 21m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Knife 1237787 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Knife 1237787 $11.99 3d 6h 21m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Open Sauce Boat 2004474 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Open Sauce Boat 2004474 $84.95 3d 8h 15m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Creamer 1025190 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Creamer 1025190 $84.95 3d 8h 15m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 3385491 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 3385491 $53.99 3d 8h 28m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 4 Oz Pitcher 1676804 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 4 Oz Pitcher 1676804 $119.95 3d 9h 42m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Rimmed Soup Bowl 2316513 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Rimmed Soup Bowl 2316513 $79.95 3d 9h 57m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Fork 6126744 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Fork 6126744 $17.99 3d 10h 10m
Fiesta 5-PC Dish Set Lilac Retired Fiesta 5-PC Dish Set Lilac Retired 0 $99.99 3d 10h 49m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Demi Cup & Saucer 2405258 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Demi Cup & Saucer 2405258 $159.95 3d 11h 42m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Fork 1237789 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Fork 1237789 $9.99 4d 3h 28m
Fiesta Lilac Purple Rim Soup Pasta Bowl 12” Fiesta Lilac Purple Rim Soup Pasta Bowl 12” $65.00 4d 4h 21m
CHINA SPECIALITIES FIESTA HARLEQUIN ANIMAL LILAC LAMB ~ NEW EASTER GIFT CHINA SPECIALITIES FIESTA HARLEQUIN ANIMAL LILAC LAMB ~ NEW EASTER GIFT $20.75 4d 4h 52m
Fiestaware, Gravy Boat, Sauce Boat, Fiesta, Lilac, purple, unused Fiestaware, Gravy Boat, Sauce Boat, Fiesta, Lilac, purple, unused $62.99 4d 5h 40m
Fiesta, Gravy Boat, Sauce Boat, Fiestaware, Lilac, purple, New, unused Fiesta, Gravy Boat, Sauce Boat, Fiestaware, Lilac, purple, New, unused $61.19 4d 5h 44m
FIESTA LILAC DEMI/DEMITASSE STICK HANDLE SET***MINT*NO BOX FIESTA LILAC DEMI/DEMITASSE STICK HANDLE SET***MINT*NO BOX $85.00 4d 6h 27m
Fiestaware, 19 ounce, Medium Serving Bowl, Fiesta, Lilac purple, NEW WITHOUT TAG Fiestaware, 19 ounce, Medium Serving Bowl, Fiesta, Lilac purple, NEW WITHOUT TAG $38.69 4d 7h 5m
Fiesta ware Lilac Jumbo (chili) Bowl With Saucer Fiesta HLC 18 oz Fiesta ware Lilac Jumbo (chili) Bowl With Saucer Fiesta HLC 18 oz $60.00 4d 7h 30m
RARE LILAC Fiestaware Teapot with 8 Tea Cups and Saucers - Fiesta ware RARE LILAC Fiestaware Teapot with 8 Tea Cups and Saucers - Fiesta ware $300.00 4d 9h 1m
FIESTA® Fiestaware Retired Lilac Serving Platter & Bowl-COMPLETE YOUR COLLECTION FIESTA® Fiestaware Retired Lilac Serving Platter & Bowl-COMPLETE YOUR COLLECTION 0 $55.00 4d 10h 48m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC CHILI BOWL ~ RARE ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC CHILI BOWL ~ RARE ~ $44.99 4d 11h 32m
FIESTA® Fiestaware, Lilac Chop Plate, Round Serving Platter 11-3/4 FIESTA® Fiestaware, Lilac Chop Plate, Round Serving Platter 11-3/4" - Retired $62.50 4d 12h 11m
Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug X35 Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug X35 $45.00 4d 12h 12m
Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug X33 Fiestaware Lilac Tom &Jerry style coffee mug X33 $45.00 4d 12h 12m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 7 Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 7" SALAD DESSERT Plate ~ $24.99 4d 12h 38m
FIESTA® Fiestaware Lilac Rimmed Soup Bowls - 9 FIESTA® Fiestaware Lilac Rimmed Soup Bowls - 9" Set of 3 - Retired HLC $150.00 4d 13h 13m
Fiestaware Lilac Mug Fiesta Retired Purple Ring Handled Tom and Jerry Mug 2nd Fiestaware Lilac Mug Fiesta Retired Purple Ring Handled Tom and Jerry Mug 2nd $35.00 5d 54m
POST 86 FIESTA® MARIGOLD, LILAC, SCARLET & SHAMROCK 7 INCH CEREAL BOWLS POST 86 FIESTA® MARIGOLD, LILAC, SCARLET & SHAMROCK 7 INCH CEREAL BOWLS 0 $39.75 5d 2h 9m
Fiestaware, 19 ounce, Medium Serving Bowl, Fiesta, Lilac purple, NEW NO TAG Fiestaware, 19 ounce, Medium Serving Bowl, Fiesta, Lilac purple, NEW NO TAG $36.89 5d 2h 41m
CHINA SPECIALITIES FIESTA HARLEQUIN ANIMAL LILAC DUCK ~ NEW RECREATION ~ EASTER CHINA SPECIALITIES FIESTA HARLEQUIN ANIMAL LILAC DUCK ~ NEW RECREATION ~ EASTER $20.75 5d 4h 16m
Fiesta Fiestaware Purple Lilac 8 ounce Coffee Mug w/ Ring Handle Fiesta Fiestaware Purple Lilac 8 ounce Coffee Mug w/ Ring Handle $11.00 5d 5h 32m
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 5d 7h 58m
Fiestaware, Gravy Boat, Sauce Boat, Fiesta, Lilac or Pastel Purple Fiestaware, Gravy Boat, Sauce Boat, Fiesta, Lilac or Pastel Purple 12 $31.00 5d 9h 40m
Fiestaware, 19 oz Medium Serving Bowl, Cereal, Fiesta, Lilac purple, NEW NO TAG Fiestaware, 19 oz Medium Serving Bowl, Cereal, Fiesta, Lilac purple, NEW NO TAG $35.09 5d 10h 43m
Fiesta, Salad Plate, Fiestaware, Lilac, purple, New No Tags Fiesta, Salad Plate, Fiestaware, Lilac, purple, New No Tags $28.79 5d 12h 43m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ $24.99 5d 12h 59m
 Fiesta RETIRED LILAC Bulb Candlestick Holder ~ RARE ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC Bulb Candlestick Holder ~ RARE ~ 0 $75.00 5d 13h 24m
Fiestaware vintage lot Sapphire, Lilac & Chartreuse 49 pieces MINT, RARE !!!!! Fiestaware vintage lot Sapphire, Lilac & Chartreuse 49 pieces MINT, RARE !!!!! 0 $541.00 5d 15h 38m
SALAD PLATE lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7.25 SALAD PLATE lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7.25" $29.99 6d 5h 9m
Homer Laughlin, T Shirt, Size XXL, HLC 2019 Olympics, Fiesta, Lilac, purple, New Homer Laughlin, T Shirt, Size XXL, HLC 2019 Olympics, Fiesta, Lilac, purple, New $21.59 6d 5h 11m
19 OZ MEDIUM CEREAL SOUP BOWL Lilac purple 6 7/8 19 OZ MEDIUM CEREAL SOUP BOWL Lilac purple 6 7/8" FIESTA new $34.99 6d 5h 12m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC 6 Oz Tumbler (60th Anniversary) 2404953 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC 6 Oz Tumbler (60th Anniversary) 2404953 $33.99 6d 5h 47m
Mint Lilac Butter Dish with Cover Mint Lilac Butter Dish with Cover 0 $15.00 6d 7h 9m
FIESTA - SAUCEBOAT/GRAVY BOAT - LILAC IN ORIGINAL BOX FIESTA - SAUCEBOAT/GRAVY BOAT - LILAC IN ORIGINAL BOX 0 $25.00 6d 13h 8m
Rare Fiesta Coffee Cup - Lilac Rare Fiesta Coffee Cup - Lilac $11.00 6d 15h 38m
CHINA SPECIALITIES FIESTA HARLEQUIN LILAC PENGUIN MAVERICK MENAGERIE • EASTER CHINA SPECIALITIES FIESTA HARLEQUIN LILAC PENGUIN MAVERICK MENAGERIE • EASTER $20.75 7d 3h 49m
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 $85.00 8d 2h 57m
CHINA SPECIALITIES FIESTA LILAC FISH CHINA SPECIALITIES FIESTA LILAC FISH "MAVERICK MENAGERIE" NEW EASTER GIFT $20.75 8d 4h 37m
Fiesta Ware Lilac 6-7/8 Fiesta Ware Lilac 6-7/8" Coupe Cereal Bowl $24.99 8d 6h 49m
LILAC Fiestaware FIESTA Medium Vase in Original Box RARE Retired FREE SHIPPING!! LILAC Fiestaware FIESTA Medium Vase in Original Box RARE Retired FREE SHIPPING!! $295.00 8d 10h 9m
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 60th ANNIVERSARY LILAC PITCHER AND TUMBLERS IN ORGINAL BOX HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 60th ANNIVERSARY LILAC PITCHER AND TUMBLERS IN ORGINAL BOX $125.00 8d 11h 58m
Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup Espresso Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup Espresso $99.00 9d 6h 52m
Fiestaware Lilac Purple Butter Dish Covered w Lid Fiesta P86 Retired New in Box Fiestaware Lilac Purple Butter Dish Covered w Lid Fiesta P86 Retired New in Box $75.00 10d 14h 40m
Fiesta Large Lilac Disc Water Pitcher 67 oz 7 Fiesta Large Lilac Disc Water Pitcher 67 oz 7" Retired Fiestaware New in Box $120.00 10d 14h 51m
Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Gravy Sauce Boat HLC New in Original Box Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Gravy Sauce Boat HLC New in Original Box $75.00 10d 15h 1m
Fiestaware, Large Tea Pot Fiesta, retired LILAC purple New in Original Box Fiestaware, Large Tea Pot Fiesta, retired LILAC purple New in Original Box $150.00 10d 15h 20m
Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Rim Soup Pasta Bowl Retired New Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Rim Soup Pasta Bowl Retired New $35.00 10d 15h 43m
HLC Fiesta Tom & Jerry 1 Finger Lilac Purple Mug Set of 2 VGC HLC Fiesta Tom & Jerry 1 Finger Lilac Purple Mug Set of 2 VGC $32.75 10d 17h 6m
Fiesta wear Fiesta Purple canisters  Mulberry Plum Lilac Heather 5 piece set Fiesta wear Fiesta Purple canisters Mulberry Plum Lilac Heather 5 piece set $400.00 10d 17h 54m
Fiesta 5pc Lilac flatware*** nib Fiesta 5pc Lilac flatware*** nib $55.00 11d 2h 9m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Tea Pot 912517 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Tea Pot 912517 $179.95 11d 4h
COVERED BUTTER DISH lilac NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA COVERED BUTTER DISH lilac NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA $99.99 11d 4h 8m
DINNER PLATE lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 10.5 DINNER PLATE lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 10.5" 1st new $89.99 11d 4h 15m
FIESTA LILAC LARGE OVAL PLATTER 13 5/8 FIESTA LILAC LARGE OVAL PLATTER 13 5/8" - LILAC $65.00 11d 6h 29m
FIESTA® LILAC SALAD PLATES - Retired - 7 1/4 FIESTA® LILAC SALAD PLATES - Retired - 7 1/4" Pre-owned, Unused, two sets of 3 $78.00 11d 9h
Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer $130.00 11d 9h 51m
FIESTA LILAC 60TH ANNIVERSARY PITCHER AND 4 TUMBLERS SET- RETIRED! RARE COLOR! FIESTA LILAC 60TH ANNIVERSARY PITCHER AND 4 TUMBLERS SET- RETIRED! RARE COLOR! $249.99 11d 11h 57m
Contemporary Fiesta Ware Retired Lilac Cup and Saucer Set 2nds Quality Contemporary Fiesta Ware Retired Lilac Cup and Saucer Set 2nds Quality $29.25 12d 9h 19m
FIESTA® Fiestaware Lilac Cup & Saucer - Retired / Discontinued Color -  Set of 3 FIESTA® Fiestaware Lilac Cup & Saucer - Retired / Discontinued Color - Set of 3 $67.75 12d 13h 46m
FIESTA LILAC SALT AND PEPPER SHAKER SET (3)- LILAC FIESTA LILAC SALT AND PEPPER SHAKER SET (3)- LILAC $58.31 12d 15h 30m
Fiesta MOON OVER MIAMI FLAMINGO COFFEE POT SERVER ~ Black & Lilac ~ NIB LTD 500 Fiesta MOON OVER MIAMI FLAMINGO COFFEE POT SERVER ~ Black & Lilac ~ NIB LTD 500 $148.00 13d 11h 49m
Fiestaware, Mini Disc Pitcher, Fiesta, Lilac purple, very nice Fiestaware, Mini Disc Pitcher, Fiesta, Lilac purple, very nice $79.19 15d 3h 50m

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