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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.

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 17h 3m
Fiestaware Lilac Tumbler Fiesta 6 Ounce purple old style tumbler Fiestaware Lilac Tumbler Fiesta 6 Ounce purple old style tumbler $35.00 18h 37m
Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer $115.00 18h 40m
Fiestaware Lilac Rimmed Soup Bowl Retired Fiesta Purple pasta bowl Fiestaware Lilac Rimmed Soup Bowl Retired Fiesta Purple pasta bowl $65.00 18h 43m
Fiestaware Saucers 2 each Perriwinkle Blue Apricot Lilac Retired Fiestaware Saucers 2 each Perriwinkle Blue Apricot Lilac Retired $29.99 1d 7h 43m
Fiesta Lilac Coffee Tea Cups & Saucers Set Of 3 Fiestaware Fiesta Lilac Coffee Tea Cups & Saucers Set Of 3 Fiestaware $86.99 1d 17h
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 22h 33m
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 22h 34m
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 22h 35m
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 22h 35m
JUMBO CHILI BOWL lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 18OZ JUMBO CHILI BOWL lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 18OZ $54.99 1d 23h 40m
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 2d 4h 33m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ $24.99 2d 4h 41m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 7 Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 7" SALAD DESSERT Plate ~ $24.99 2d 4h 41m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 5-Piece FLATWARE Set  ~ RARE ~ FORKS SPOONS KNIFE ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 5-Piece FLATWARE Set ~ RARE ~ FORKS SPOONS KNIFE ~ $39.99 2d 4h 41m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC CHILI BOWL ~ RARE ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC CHILI BOWL ~ RARE ~ $44.99 2d 4h 41m
FIESTA Fiestaware  LILAC Purple Demitasse Stick Handle Cup, Homer Laughlin, XLNT FIESTA Fiestaware LILAC Purple Demitasse Stick Handle Cup, Homer Laughlin, XLNT $50.00 2d 20h 49m
Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR $21.69 3d 16h 16m
Fiestaware, Saucer, Fiesta, Lilac, Very Nice Fiestaware, Saucer, Fiesta, Lilac, Very Nice $19.79 3d 19h 23m
Fiestaware, Tumbler, Juice Tumbler, 60th anniversary, Fiesta, LILAC Fiestaware, Tumbler, Juice Tumbler, 60th anniversary, Fiesta, LILAC $38.69 3d 19h 23m
Fiesta Lilac  Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware CHOICE $22.00 4d 1h 5m
Fiesta Lilac  Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware CHOICE $24.00 4d 1h 5m
Fiesta Lilac  Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware CHOICE $22.00 4d 1h 5m
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 4d 1h 47m
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 4d 4h 6m
Fiestaware Lilac COFFEE MUG  10 OZ Fiestaware Lilac COFFEE MUG 10 OZ 0 $12.99 4d 8h 18m
Fiestaware LILAC 7 Fiestaware LILAC 7" Salad Plate Limited Retired in 1995! Saucer 0 $12.99 4d 8h 33m
FIESTA LILAC, 10-1/2 FIESTA LILAC, 10-1/2" DINNER PLATE, STRONG IMPRESSIONS, EXCELLENT $70.00 4d 17h 45m
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 19h 38m
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 22h 30m
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 22h 45m
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 5d 2h 37m
Fiestaware Lilac Jumbo Mug/chili Fiestaware Lilac Jumbo Mug/chili $35.00 5d 3h 9m
FIESTA LILAC, TEAPOT  W/LID, 7-1/8 FIESTA LILAC, TEAPOT W/LID, 7-1/8", EXCELLENT CONDITION 0 $165.00 5d 7h 11m
Fiestaware LILAC Dinner Plate 10 1/2 Fiestaware LILAC Dinner Plate 10 1/2" Retired Limited time in 1995. 1 $12.99 5d 8h 36m
COVERED BUTTER DISH lilac NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA COVERED BUTTER DISH lilac NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA $99.99 5d 20h 50m
DINNER PLATE lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 10.5 DINNER PLATE lilac HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 10.5" 1st new $89.99 5d 20h 57m
Fiesta HLC Lilac Purple 7 Fiesta HLC Lilac Purple 7" Coupe Soup Bowl $34.99 6d 19h 33m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Fork 1237789 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Fork 1237789 $9.99 6d 20h 10m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 220935 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 220935 $39.99 6d 20h 31m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 220936 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 220936 $99.95 6d 20h 31m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 220938 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 220938 $59.99 6d 20h 31m
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 6d 21h 28m
CHINA SPECIALITIES FIESTA HARLEQUIN ANIMAL LILAC LAMB ~ NEW DETAILED EASTER GIFT CHINA SPECIALITIES FIESTA HARLEQUIN ANIMAL LILAC LAMB ~ NEW DETAILED EASTER GIFT $21.95 6d 21h 34m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8" Round Vegetable Bowl 1185464 $79.95 6d 21h 55m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salt & Pepper 1185460 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Salt & Pepper 1185460 $109.95 6d 22h 11m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Relish Dish 1676809 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Relish Dish 1676809 $129.95 6d 22h 13m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2618401 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2618401 $119.95 6d 22h 30m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 64 Oz Pitcher 2405833 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 64 Oz Pitcher 2405833 $149.95 6d 23h 4m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Teaspoon 1237791 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Teaspoon 1237791 $21.99 6d 23h 4m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Knife 1237787 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Knife 1237787 $11.99 6d 23h 4m
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 7d 12m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Open Sauce Boat 2004474 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Open Sauce Boat 2004474 $84.95 7d 58m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Creamer 1025190 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Creamer 1025190 $84.95 7d 58m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 3385491 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 3385491 $53.99 7d 1h 11m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 4 Oz Pitcher 1676804 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) 4 Oz Pitcher 1676804 $129.95 7d 2h 25m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Rimmed Soup Bowl 2316513 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Rimmed Soup Bowl 2316513 $79.95 7d 2h 40m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Fork 6126744 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Fork 6126744 $17.99 7d 2h 52m
FIESTA FIESTAWARE HOMER LAUGHLIN HLC Dancing Lady Lilac 6 FIESTA FIESTAWARE HOMER LAUGHLIN HLC Dancing Lady Lilac 6" NIB $175.00 7d 3h 5m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Demi Cup & Saucer 2405258 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Demi Cup & Saucer 2405258 $159.95 7d 4h 25m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Sugar Bowl 1025220 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Sugar Bowl 1025220 $94.95 7d 5h 37m
FIESTA LILAC 2-1/2 FIESTA LILAC 2-1/2" CREAMER, EXCELLENT UNUSED CONDITION, $50.00 7d 6h 17m
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 8d 5h 3m
FIESTA WARE DENVER MUGS LILAC ROSE APRICOT FIESTA WARE DENVER MUGS LILAC ROSE APRICOT $23.99 8d 21h 32m
Fiesta Teacup - Lilac - Retired Color - Limited Edition Fiesta Teacup - Lilac - Retired Color - Limited Edition $15.00 9d 7h 21m
Fiesta Teacup - Lilac - Retired Color - Limited Edition Fiesta Teacup - Lilac - Retired Color - Limited Edition $15.00 9d 7h 21m
Rare Fiesta Coffee Cup - Lilac Rare Fiesta Coffee Cup - Lilac $12.00 9d 8h 20m
CHINA SPECIALITIES FIESTA HARLEQUIN LILAC PENGUIN MAVERICK MENAGERIE EASTER GIFT CHINA SPECIALITIES FIESTA HARLEQUIN LILAC PENGUIN MAVERICK MENAGERIE EASTER GIFT $21.96 9d 20h 32m
Fiestaware Lilac Dinner Plate Fiesta Lilac Purple Retired Fiestaware Lilac Dinner Plate Fiesta Lilac Purple Retired $95.00 9d 21h 5m
Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer $125.00 9d 21h 39m
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 9d 22h 9m
One Fiesta Lilac Tumbler Fiesta Ware Purple 60th Anniversary scarce Fiestaware One Fiesta Lilac Tumbler Fiesta Ware Purple 60th Anniversary scarce Fiestaware $24.99 10d 1h 8m
Fiestaware Lilac Rimmed Soup Bowl Retired Fiesta Purple pasta bowl Fiestaware Lilac Rimmed Soup Bowl Retired Fiesta Purple pasta bowl $60.00 10d 5h 16m
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 10d 5h 22m
Fiesta Lilac 5 piece place setting, Retired, unused, first quality Fiesta Lilac 5 piece place setting, Retired, unused, first quality $63.00 10d 8h 26m
BEAUTIFUL FIESTAWARE LILAC PURPLE LARGE PITCHER(RETIRED HARD TO FIND) BEAUTIFUL FIESTAWARE LILAC PURPLE LARGE PITCHER(RETIRED HARD TO FIND) $99.99 10d 17h 27m
Fiestaware, Small Butter Dish LID ONLY, Fiesta, Lilac purple Fiestaware, Small Butter Dish LID ONLY, Fiesta, Lilac purple $44.09 10d 23h 12m
MINI DISK PITCHER creamer lilac purple NEW FIESTA  5 OZ. MINI DISK PITCHER creamer lilac purple NEW FIESTA 5 OZ. $94.99 10d 23h 53m
Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer $110.00 11d 4h 43m
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 12d 7h 11m
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 $45.75 13d 9h 49m
FIESTA LILAC STICK HANDLED DEMITASSE CUP/SAUCER , ORIG. SHIPPING  BOX, UNUSED FIESTA LILAC STICK HANDLED DEMITASSE CUP/SAUCER , ORIG. SHIPPING BOX, UNUSED $125.00 13d 17h 7m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Tea Pot 912517 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LILAC (CONTEMPORARY) Tea Pot 912517 $189.95 13d 20h 43m
Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR Yellow Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR Yellow $7.95 13d 22h 12m
Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR $89.99 14d 1h 50m
Fiestaware Lilac Jumbo Bowl Fiesta HLC 18 oz Retired Purple Chili Soup Bowl Fiestaware Lilac Jumbo Bowl Fiesta HLC 18 oz Retired Purple Chili Soup Bowl $70.00 14d 4h 13m
Fiestaware Lilac Tumbler 6 Ounce Fiesta purple 60th Anniversary cup Fiestaware Lilac Tumbler 6 Ounce Fiesta purple 60th Anniversary cup $42.00 14d 20h 44m
Retired Fiesta Lilac/ Purple Jumbo Mug and Saucer Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Retired Fiesta Lilac/ Purple Jumbo Mug and Saucer Homer Laughlin Fiestaware $75.00 14d 21h 35m
Fiestaware Lilac Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Limited Purple 10.5 inch Fiestaware Lilac Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Limited Purple 10.5 inch $80.00 14d 22h 51m
Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer NIB Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer NIB $135.00 15d 4h 50m
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA  MINIATURE 2 5/8 HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA MINIATURE 2 5/8" LILAC DISK WATER PITCHER - EXCELLENT $74.99 15d 7h 42m
LILAC Fiestaware, Teapot (no lid) and 6 Tea Cups Set Fiesta, purple SHIPS FREE LILAC Fiestaware, Teapot (no lid) and 6 Tea Cups Set Fiesta, purple SHIPS FREE $200.00 15d 19h 49m
FIESTA 6.5 FIESTA 6.5" STACKING CEREAL OATMEAL BOWL lilac purple 11 oz. $59.99 15d 20h 41m
RETIRED LILAC  60th ANNIVERSARY DISC PITCHER & 4 TUMBLERS  -FIESTAWARE RETIRED LILAC 60th ANNIVERSARY DISC PITCHER & 4 TUMBLERS -FIESTAWARE $223.00 15d 23h 6m
Fiesta Lilac Cake Server Spoon & Fork Kitchen Kraft Style Fiestaware 3 PIECE LOT Fiesta Lilac Cake Server Spoon & Fork Kitchen Kraft Style Fiestaware 3 PIECE LOT $59.75 16d 5h 46m
3 Fiestaware Fiesta Lilac 7 1/8 3 Fiestaware Fiesta Lilac 7 1/8" Dessert Salad Bread Plate Retired Light Purple $65.99 17d 4h 58m
FIESTA LILAC DEMI/DEMITASSE STICK HANDLE SET***MINT**NIB FIESTA LILAC DEMI/DEMITASSE STICK HANDLE SET***MINT**NIB $75.00 17d 21h 20m
Fiesta®, Dinner ware, Sugar with no Lid, Lilac purple, Hard to Find, Nice Fiesta®, Dinner ware, Sugar with no Lid, Lilac purple, Hard to Find, Nice $39.92 18d 3h 24m
Contemporary Fiesta Ware Retired Lilac Cup and Saucer Set Contemporary Fiesta Ware Retired Lilac Cup and Saucer Set $22.68 18d 3h 50m
Fiestaware, Mini Disc Pitcher, Fiesta, Lilac purple, very nice Fiestaware, Mini Disc Pitcher, Fiesta, Lilac purple, very nice $87.99 18d 20h 33m

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