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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 DEMITASSE CUP & SAUCER AD  - 2nd-  Retired - STICK HANDLE - LILAC Fiesta DEMITASSE CUP & SAUCER AD - 2nd- Retired - STICK HANDLE - LILAC $95.00 1h 49m
Fiesta CUP and SAUCER - VHTF - 2nd  - Retired Color - LILAC Fiesta CUP and SAUCER - VHTF - 2nd - Retired Color - LILAC $25.00 1h 52m
Fiesta TEACUP *ONLY*  - 2nd  - Retired Color - LILAC Fiesta TEACUP *ONLY* - 2nd - Retired Color - LILAC $18.00 1h 53m
Fiesta RIM SOUP / Small Pasta Bowl - 9 Fiesta RIM SOUP / Small Pasta Bowl - 9" - 1st - Retired Color - LILAC $55.00 2h 1m
Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition $80.00 2h 24m
Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition $80.00 2h 24m
Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition $80.00 2h 25m
Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition $72.00 2h 25m
Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $20.00 2h 51m
Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $20.00 2h 51m
Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $20.00 2h 51m
Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $20.00 2h 51m
Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $20.00 2h 51m
Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $20.00 2h 52m
Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $20.00 2h 52m
Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $20.00 2h 52m
Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $30.00 2h 58m
Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $30.00 2h 59m
Fiesta Salad Plate - Lilac - Limited Edition Color, Hard to Find Fiesta Salad Plate - Lilac - Limited Edition Color, Hard to Find $25.00 3h 2m
Fiesta Salad Plate - Lilac - Limited Edition Color, Hard to Find Fiesta Salad Plate - Lilac - Limited Edition Color, Hard to Find $25.00 3h 2m
Fiesta Salad Plate - Lilac - Limited Edition Color, Hard to Find Fiesta Salad Plate - Lilac - Limited Edition Color, Hard to Find $25.00 3h 2m
Fiesta Lilac Cake Server Kitchen Kraft Style Fiestaware Fiesta Lilac Cake Server Kitchen Kraft Style Fiestaware $22.75 8h 43m
FIESTA LILAC  *AD /AFTER DINNER CUP & SAUCER* HARD TO FIND* FIESTA LILAC *AD /AFTER DINNER CUP & SAUCER* HARD TO FIND* $95.00 11h 34m
FIESTA LILAC, 2 CUPS/SAUCERS, STRONG IMPRESSIONS, FACTORY MINT FIESTA LILAC, 2 CUPS/SAUCERS, STRONG IMPRESSIONS, FACTORY MINT $50.00 22h 18m
Fiestaware, 44 Ounce Tea Pot w/ Lid, Fiesta, LILAC purple Fiestaware, 44 Ounce Tea Pot w/ Lid, Fiesta, LILAC purple $152.09 1d 2h 1m
Fiestaware, Rimmed Soup Bowl, Pasta Bowl, Fiesta, Lilac purple, excellent Fiestaware, Rimmed Soup Bowl, Pasta Bowl, Fiesta, Lilac purple, excellent $39.59 1d 2h 1m
Fiestaware, Rimmed Soup Bowl, Pasta Bowl, Fiesta, Lilac purple, NEW NO TAGS Fiestaware, Rimmed Soup Bowl, Pasta Bowl, Fiesta, Lilac purple, NEW NO TAGS $41.39 1d 2h 1m
Fiestaware, Rimmed Soup Bowl, Pastal, Fiesta, Lilac purple, NEW WITH TAG PARTS Fiestaware, Rimmed Soup Bowl, Pastal, Fiesta, Lilac purple, NEW WITH TAG PARTS $43.19 1d 2h 1m
HLC Fiestaware Fiesta Lilac Retired Purple Tea Cup Post 86 Teacup Only NO SAUCER HLC Fiestaware Fiesta Lilac Retired Purple Tea Cup Post 86 Teacup Only NO SAUCER 0 $12.00 1d 22h 47m
Fiestaware Lilac Tumbler Fiesta 6 Ounce purple old style tumbler Fiestaware Lilac Tumbler Fiesta 6 Ounce purple old style tumbler $35.00 2d 21m
Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer $115.00 2d 24m
Fiestaware Lilac Rimmed Soup Bowl Retired Fiesta Purple pasta bowl Fiestaware Lilac Rimmed Soup Bowl Retired Fiesta Purple pasta bowl $65.00 2d 27m
Fiestaware Saucers 2 each Perriwinkle Blue Apricot Lilac Retired Fiestaware Saucers 2 each Perriwinkle Blue Apricot Lilac Retired $29.99 2d 13h 26m
Fiesta Lilac Coffee Tea Cups & Saucers Set Of 3 Fiestaware Fiesta Lilac Coffee Tea Cups & Saucers Set Of 3 Fiestaware $86.99 2d 22h 44m
Retired Fiestaware Lilac Dinner Plate 10 1/2 Retired Fiestaware Lilac Dinner Plate 10 1/2" Lilac Purple NEW Factory Second $39.00 2d 23h 8m
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 3d 4h 17m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac, Limited Production: Coupe Soup Bowl (s) 7 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac, Limited Production: Coupe Soup Bowl (s) 7" $29.99 3d 4h 18m
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 3d 4h 19m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac, Limited Production: Round Serving Bowl (s) 8 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lilac, Limited Production: Round Serving Bowl (s) 8" $37.49 3d 4h 19m
JUMBO CHILI BOWL lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 18OZ JUMBO CHILI BOWL lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 18OZ $54.99 3d 5h 24m
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 3d 10h 17m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ $24.99 3d 10h 25m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 7 Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 7" SALAD DESSERT Plate ~ $24.99 3d 10h 25m
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 25m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC CHILI BOWL ~ RARE ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC CHILI BOWL ~ RARE ~ $44.99 3d 10h 25m
FIESTA Fiestaware  LILAC Purple Demitasse Stick Handle Cup, Homer Laughlin, XLNT FIESTA Fiestaware LILAC Purple Demitasse Stick Handle Cup, Homer Laughlin, XLNT $50.00 4d 2h 33m
Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR $21.69 4d 22h
Fiestaware, Saucer, Fiesta, Lilac, Very Nice Fiestaware, Saucer, Fiesta, Lilac, Very Nice $19.79 5d 1h 7m
Fiestaware, Tumbler, Juice Tumbler, 60th anniversary, Fiesta, LILAC Fiestaware, Tumbler, Juice Tumbler, 60th anniversary, Fiesta, LILAC $38.69 5d 1h 7m
Fiesta Lilac  Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware CHOICE $22.00 5d 6h 49m
Fiesta Lilac  Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware CHOICE $24.00 5d 6h 49m
Fiesta Lilac  Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware CHOICE $22.00 5d 6h 49m
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 5d 7h 31m
Vintage Retired Fiestaware Lilac Ceramic Fiesta, 9 Peices Bowls, Plates, Saucers Vintage Retired Fiestaware Lilac Ceramic Fiesta, 9 Peices Bowls, Plates, Saucers 0 $100.00 5d 9h 50m
Fiestaware Lilac COFFEE MUG  10 OZ Fiestaware Lilac COFFEE MUG 10 OZ 0 $12.99 5d 14h 2m
Fiestaware LILAC 7 .25 Fiestaware LILAC 7 .25" Salad Plate Limited Retired in 1995! 0 $12.99 5d 14h 16m
FIESTA LILAC, 10-1/2 FIESTA LILAC, 10-1/2" DINNER PLATE, STRONG IMPRESSIONS, EXCELLENT $70.00 5d 23h 29m
Fiestaware Lilac Tumbler Fiesta Small 6.5 oz Cup Retired Purple Fiestaware Lilac Tumbler Fiesta Small 6.5 oz Cup Retired Purple $45.00 6d 1h 22m
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 6d 4h 14m
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 6d 4h 29m
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 6d 8h 21m
Fiestaware Lilac Jumbo Mug/chili Fiestaware Lilac Jumbo Mug/chili $35.00 6d 8h 53m
FIESTA LILAC, TEAPOT  W/LID, 7-1/8 FIESTA LILAC, TEAPOT W/LID, 7-1/8", EXCELLENT CONDITION 0 $165.00 6d 12h 55m
Fiestaware LILAC Dinner Plate 10 1/2 Fiestaware LILAC Dinner Plate 10 1/2" Retired Limited time in 1995. $59.00 6d 14h 20m
COVERED BUTTER DISH lilac NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA COVERED BUTTER DISH lilac NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA $99.99 7d 2h 34m
DINNER PLATE lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 10.5 DINNER PLATE lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 10.5" 1st new $89.99 7d 2h 41m
Fiesta HLC Lilac Purple 7 Fiesta HLC Lilac Purple 7" Coupe Soup Bowl $34.99 8d 1h 17m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Fork 1237789 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Fork 1237789 $9.99 8d 1h 54m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 220935 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 220935 $39.99 8d 2h 15m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 220936 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 220936 $99.95 8d 2h 15m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 220938 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 220938 $59.99 8d 2h 15m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 1/4 Lb Covered Butter Dish 1161873 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 1/4 Lb Covered Butter Dish 1161873 $119.95 8d 3h 12m
CHINA SPECIALITIES FIESTA HARLEQUIN ANIMAL LILAC LAMB ~ NEW DETAILED EASTER GIFT CHINA SPECIALITIES FIESTA HARLEQUIN ANIMAL LILAC LAMB ~ NEW DETAILED EASTER GIFT $21.95 8d 3h 18m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8" Round Vegetable Bowl 1185464 $79.95 8d 3h 39m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salt & Pepper 1185460 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salt & Pepper 1185460 $109.95 8d 3h 55m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Relish Dish 1676809 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Relish Dish 1676809 $129.95 8d 3h 57m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2618401 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2618401 $119.95 8d 4h 14m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 64 Oz Pitcher 2405833 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 64 Oz Pitcher 2405833 $149.95 8d 4h 48m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Teaspoon 1237791 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Teaspoon 1237791 $21.99 8d 4h 48m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Knife 1237787 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Knife 1237787 $11.99 8d 4h 48m
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 8d 5h 56m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Open Sauce Boat 2004474 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Open Sauce Boat 2004474 $84.95 8d 6h 42m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Creamer 1025190 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Creamer 1025190 $84.95 8d 6h 42m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 3385491 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 3385491 $53.99 8d 6h 55m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 4 Oz Pitcher 1676804 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 4 Oz Pitcher 1676804 $129.95 8d 8h 9m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Rimmed Soup Bowl 2316513 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Rimmed Soup Bowl 2316513 $79.95 8d 8h 24m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Fork 6126744 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Fork 6126744 $17.99 8d 8h 36m
FIESTA FIESTAWARE HOMER LAUGHLIN HLC Dancing Lady Lilac 6 FIESTA FIESTAWARE HOMER LAUGHLIN HLC Dancing Lady Lilac 6" NIB $175.00 8d 8h 49m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Demi Cup & Saucer 2405258 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Demi Cup & Saucer 2405258 $159.95 8d 10h 9m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Sugar Bowl 1025220 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Sugar Bowl 1025220 $94.95 8d 11h 21m
FIESTA LILAC 2-1/2 FIESTA LILAC 2-1/2" CREAMER, EXCELLENT UNUSED CONDITION, $50.00 8d 12h 1m
Pair (two) Fiestaware HTF Lilac Tom & Jerry Ring style coffee mug 10oz Pair (two) Fiestaware HTF Lilac Tom & Jerry Ring style coffee mug 10oz $69.99 9d 10h 47m
FIESTA WARE DENVER MUGS LILAC ROSE APRICOT FIESTA WARE DENVER MUGS LILAC ROSE APRICOT $23.99 10d 3h 16m
Fiesta Teacup - Lilac - Retired Color - Limited Edition Fiesta Teacup - Lilac - Retired Color - Limited Edition $15.00 10d 13h 5m
Fiesta Teacup - Lilac - Retired Color - Limited Edition Fiesta Teacup - Lilac - Retired Color - Limited Edition $15.00 10d 13h 5m
Rare Fiesta Coffee Cup - Lilac Rare Fiesta Coffee Cup - Lilac $12.00 10d 14h 4m
CHINA SPECIALITIES FIESTA HARLEQUIN LILAC PENGUIN MAVERICK MENAGERIE EASTER GIFT CHINA SPECIALITIES FIESTA HARLEQUIN LILAC PENGUIN MAVERICK MENAGERIE EASTER GIFT $21.96 11d 2h 16m
Fiestaware Lilac Dinner Plate Fiesta Lilac Purple Retired Fiestaware Lilac Dinner Plate Fiesta Lilac Purple Retired $95.00 11d 2h 49m
Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer $125.00 11d 3h 23m
Fiesta ware Lilac LARGE TEAPOT  - 4 Cup - New Never Used -2nd-  Retired Fiesta ware Lilac LARGE TEAPOT - 4 Cup - New Never Used -2nd- Retired $69.99 11d 3h 53m

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