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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, Teacup, Tea Cup, Fiestaware, Lilac purple, NEW OLD STOCK NO TAGS Fiesta, Teacup, Tea Cup, Fiestaware, Lilac purple, NEW OLD STOCK NO TAGS $20.99 4h 14m
Fiesta, Teacup, Tea Cup, Fiestaware, Lilac purple, NEW OLD STOCK, Chip Foot Fiesta, Teacup, Tea Cup, Fiestaware, Lilac purple, NEW OLD STOCK, Chip Foot $18.99 4h 14m
FIESTA LILAC 1/4 LB. COVERED BUTTER,  UNUSED  CONDITION FIESTA LILAC 1/4 LB. COVERED BUTTER, UNUSED CONDITION $85.00 1d 57m
Fiestaware lilac Lidded Sugar Bowl, Creamer and Tray 4 Piece Set Fiesta Fiestaware lilac Lidded Sugar Bowl, Creamer and Tray 4 Piece Set Fiesta 0 $20.70 1d 8h 12m
Fiesta Retired LILAC Demitasse Stick Cup & Saucer ~ Fiesta Retired LILAC Demitasse Stick Cup & Saucer ~ $85.00 1d 12h 23m
Fiestaware Lilac Salad Fork HLC Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Retired Purple Serving Fiestaware Lilac Salad Fork HLC Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Retired Purple Serving $69.00 2d 6h 17m
Fiestaware Lilac Serving Spoon HLC Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Retired Limited Purple Fiestaware Lilac Serving Spoon HLC Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Retired Limited Purple $69.00 2d 6h 17m
Fiestaware Lilac Cake Server HLC Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Pie Lifter Retired Purple Fiestaware Lilac Cake Server HLC Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Pie Lifter Retired Purple $69.00 2d 6h 19m
Fiesta Lilac Lt. Ed. Dinnerware Corn/ Relish/ Utility Tray Factory 1st Fiesta Lilac Lt. Ed. Dinnerware Corn/ Relish/ Utility Tray Factory 1st $75.00 2d 7h 36m
Fiesta Lilac Limited Edition Dinnerware Luncheon Plate – Factory 1ST Fiesta Lilac Limited Edition Dinnerware Luncheon Plate – Factory 1ST $139.00 2d 7h 40m
FIESTA LILAC AD STICK HANDLE DEMITASSE CUP WITH SAUCER- LILAC FIESTA LILAC AD STICK HANDLE DEMITASSE CUP WITH SAUCER- LILAC $70.00 2d 8h 29m
FIESTA LILAC DEEP DISH PIE BAKER PLATE - LILAC FIESTA LILAC DEEP DISH PIE BAKER PLATE - LILAC $68.00 2d 9h 5m
Fiesta Teacup & Saucer - Lilac - Retired - Limited Edition & Turquoise 5 Sets Fiesta Teacup & Saucer - Lilac - Retired - Limited Edition & Turquoise 5 Sets $85.00 2d 15h 30m
Fiesta Ware Cereal Bowl, Retired, Lilac Purple 1995  Fiesta Ware Cereal Bowl, Retired, Lilac Purple 1995  0 $15.00 3d 2h 46m
Fiesta Salad Plate - Lilac - Limited Edition Color, Collectible, Used Fiesta Salad Plate - Lilac - Limited Edition Color, Collectible, Used 0 $12.00 3d 2h 50m
Contemporary Fiesta LILAC 2-3/4 Contemporary Fiesta LILAC 2-3/4" FLAT CUP No Saucer Homer Laughlin EXCELLENT! $15.95 3d 3h 43m
Fiesta Companion Set of Spoon, Fork & Cake Server - Rare Lilac Fiesta Companion Set of Spoon, Fork & Cake Server - Rare Lilac 0 $43.00 3d 7h 20m
FIESTA WARE ~ 3 - LILAC Cups No Saucers - 1993-1995 FIESTA WARE ~ 3 - LILAC Cups No Saucers - 1993-1995 $29.99 3d 7h 49m
 Lilac Fiesta Pie Baker New In Box Retired Lilac Fiesta Pie Baker New In Box Retired 0 $60.00 3d 11h 50m
Fiesta LILAC and APRICOT tumblers plus 4 more Fiesta LILAC and APRICOT tumblers plus 4 more $100.00 3d 11h 57m
Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple 8.25 Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple 8.25" Serving Bowl HLC Pottery Dinnerware Retired $47.97 3d 13h 20m
Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Coupe Soup Bowl HLC Pottery Dinnerware Retired Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Coupe Soup Bowl HLC Pottery Dinnerware Retired $37.97 3d 13h 22m
Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Gravy Sauce Bowl HLC Pottery Dinnerware Retired Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Gravy Sauce Bowl HLC Pottery Dinnerware Retired $63.97 3d 13h 23m
Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Napkin Ring HLC Pottery Dinnerware Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Napkin Ring HLC Pottery Dinnerware $63.97 3d 13h 24m
Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Tea Cup & Saucer HLC Pottery Dinnerware Retired Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Tea Cup & Saucer HLC Pottery Dinnerware Retired $33.97 3d 13h 25m
Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Demitasse Cup Saucer HLC Pottery Dinnerware Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Demitasse Cup Saucer HLC Pottery Dinnerware $149.97 3d 13h 26m
Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Bread Butter Plate HLC Pottery Dinnerware Retired Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Bread Butter Plate HLC Pottery Dinnerware Retired $47.97 3d 13h 27m
Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Bud Vase HLC Pottery Dinnerware Retired Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Bud Vase HLC Pottery Dinnerware Retired $147.97 3d 13h 28m
Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Chop Plate HLC Pottery Dinnerware Retired Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Chop Plate HLC Pottery Dinnerware Retired $49.97 3d 13h 29m
Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Dinner Plate HLC Pottery Dinnerware Retired Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Dinner Plate HLC Pottery Dinnerware Retired $97.97 3d 13h 30m
Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Juice Pitcher HLC Pottery Dinnerware Retired Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Juice Pitcher HLC Pottery Dinnerware Retired $124.97 3d 13h 31m
Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Lunch Plate HLC Pottery Dinnerware Retired Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Lunch Plate HLC Pottery Dinnerware Retired $124.97 3d 13h 32m
Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Pie Plate Bowl Baker Pottery Dinnerware Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Pie Plate Bowl Baker Pottery Dinnerware $69.97 3d 13h 33m
Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Sugar Packet Holder Pottery Dinnerware Retired Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Sugar Packet Holder Pottery Dinnerware Retired $74.97 3d 13h 34m
Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Rim Soup Pasta Bowl Pottery Dinnerware Retired Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Rim Soup Pasta Bowl Pottery Dinnerware Retired $39.97 3d 13h 37m
FIESTA LILAC, 2 SALAD PLATES, 7-1/4 FIESTA LILAC, 2 SALAD PLATES, 7-1/4", STRONG IMPRESSIONS, FACTORY MINT $60.00 3d 23h 21m
FIESTA LILAC 3-3/4 FIESTA LILAC 3-3/4" COVERED SUGAR, UNUSED CONDITION, $55.00 4d 3h 54m
FIESTA RETIRED LILAC 5 PC FLATWARE SET NEW IN SHIPPING BOX FIESTA RETIRED LILAC 5 PC FLATWARE SET NEW IN SHIPPING BOX 0 $39.99 4d 8h 19m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 7 Fiesta RETIRED LILAC 7" SALAD DESSERT Plate ~ 0 $24.99 4d 12h 46m
FIESTA LILAC 9-3/8 FIESTA LILAC 9-3/8" SCARCE RELISH TRAY, UNUSED CONDITION $110.00 5d 1h 45m
Fiesta Swirl Flatware/Silverware-Lilac-5 pc place setting Fiesta Swirl Flatware/Silverware-Lilac-5 pc place setting $45.50 5d 2h 44m
FIESTA LILAC SALAD SERVER FORK KITCHEN KRAFT MOLD ~ CHINA SPECIALTIES EXCLUSIVE FIESTA LILAC SALAD SERVER FORK KITCHEN KRAFT MOLD ~ CHINA SPECIALTIES EXCLUSIVE $21.75 5d 4h 41m
Moon Over Miami Fiesta Black & Lilac Flamingo Large Pasta Bowl LTD Fiestaware Moon Over Miami Fiesta Black & Lilac Flamingo Large Pasta Bowl LTD Fiestaware $58.00 5d 4h 41m
Set Of two Fiesta Cups And Saucers Lilac retired Color Set Of two Fiesta Cups And Saucers Lilac retired Color 0 $19.95 5d 9h 8m
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 5d 11h 39m
Fiestaware Lilac Dinner Plate Fiesta Lilac Purple 10.5 inch plate Retired HTF Fiestaware Lilac Dinner Plate Fiesta Lilac Purple 10.5 inch plate Retired HTF $75.00 5d 12h 13m
Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR 0 $20.00 5d 13h 50m
FIESTA LILAC, 2 CUPS/SAUCERS, STRONG IMPRESSIONS, FACTORY MINT FIESTA LILAC, 2 CUPS/SAUCERS, STRONG IMPRESSIONS, FACTORY MINT $50.00 6d 50m
fiesta fiestaware Rare Lilac Medium Vase - Retired fiesta fiestaware Rare Lilac Medium Vase - Retired 0 $449.00 6d 7h
MINI DISK PITCHER creamer lilac purple NEW FIESTA  5 OZ. MINI DISK PITCHER creamer lilac purple NEW FIESTA 5 OZ. $94.99 6d 8h 8m
FIESTA LILAC SAUCE AND/OR GRAVY BOAT - LILAC FIESTA LILAC SAUCE AND/OR GRAVY BOAT - LILAC $60.00 6d 12h 11m
FIESTA LILAC BULLION CUP/BOWL - LILAC FIESTA LILAC BULLION CUP/BOWL - LILAC $45.00 6d 12h 13m
Fiesta Large LILAC Large Disc Water Pitcher RARE Retired Color NEW Fiesta Large LILAC Large Disc Water Pitcher RARE Retired Color NEW $69.99 6d 19h 47m
Fiesta TEACUP *ONLY*  - 2nd  - Retired Color - LILAC Fiesta TEACUP *ONLY* - 2nd - Retired Color - LILAC $18.00 7d 4h 24m
FIESTAWARE FIESTA WARE 9 FIESTAWARE FIESTA WARE 9" LUNCHEON PLATE lilac $129.99 7d 4h 24m
Fiesta RIM SOUP / Small Pasta Bowl - 9 Fiesta RIM SOUP / Small Pasta Bowl - 9" - 1st - Retired Color - LILAC $55.00 7d 4h 32m
RIM SOUP/ SMALL PASTA BOWL lilac FIESTA 9 RIM SOUP/ SMALL PASTA BOWL lilac FIESTA 9" NEW $69.99 7d 4h 33m
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA ware TEA COFFEE CUP & SAUCER lilac new 1st quality HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA ware TEA COFFEE CUP & SAUCER lilac new 1st quality $21.99 7d 4h 46m
Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition $80.00 7d 4h 55m
Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition $80.00 7d 4h 55m
Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition $80.00 7d 4h 56m
Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition $72.00 7d 4h 56m
Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $20.00 7d 5h 23m
Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $20.00 7d 5h 23m
Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $20.00 7d 5h 23m
Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $20.00 7d 5h 23m
Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $20.00 7d 5h 23m
Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $20.00 7d 5h 23m
Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $20.00 7d 5h 23m
Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $30.00 7d 5h 30m
Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $30.00 7d 5h 30m
 SUGAR PACKET HOLDER CADDY FIESTA lilac NEW SUGAR PACKET HOLDER CADDY FIESTA lilac NEW $79.99 7d 5h 36m
denver COFFEE MUG lilac FIESTA WARE 8 OZ denver COFFEE MUG lilac FIESTA WARE 8 OZ $29.99 7d 5h 47m
Fiesta Fiestaware Purple Lilac Coffee Mug Ring Handle Fiesta Fiestaware Purple Lilac Coffee Mug Ring Handle $8.00 7d 7h 34m
Fiesta Large Disc Pitcher - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color 💜 Fiesta Large Disc Pitcher - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color 💜 $99.00 7d 10h 8m
FIESTA 60TH ANNIVERSARY LILAC TUMBLER FIESTA 60TH ANNIVERSARY LILAC TUMBLER $34.99 7d 12h 50m
FIESTA LILAC  *AD /AFTER DINNER CUP & SAUCER* HARD TO FIND* FIESTA LILAC *AD /AFTER DINNER CUP & SAUCER* HARD TO FIND* $95.00 7d 14h 6m
Fiestaware, Rimmed Soup Bowl, Pasta, Fiesta, Lilac purple, NEW WITH TAG PARTS Fiestaware, Rimmed Soup Bowl, Pasta, Fiesta, Lilac purple, NEW WITH TAG PARTS $47.99 8d 4h 32m
Fiesta TUMBLER - New never used - First Quality - Retired Color and Item - LILAC Fiesta TUMBLER - New never used - First Quality - Retired Color and Item - LILAC $30.00 8d 6h 55m
FIESTA LILAC LARGE ROUND SERVING BOWL - 8 1/2 FIESTA LILAC LARGE ROUND SERVING BOWL - 8 1/2" - LILAC $50.00 8d 9h 2m
FIESTA LILAC RIMMED SOUP BOWL - 9 FIESTA LILAC RIMMED SOUP BOWL - 9" - LILAC $42.00 8d 9h 10m
Fiesta Ware Lilac Tom & Jerry Mug Ring Handle Vintage Retired Color Purple Fiesta Ware Lilac Tom & Jerry Mug Ring Handle Vintage Retired Color Purple $14.99 8d 10h 7m
FIESTA LILAC STACKING CEREAL BOWL - 6 1/2 FIESTA LILAC STACKING CEREAL BOWL - 6 1/2" - LILAC $46.00 8d 10h 11m
21806 ~ NOS Fiesta Retired Lilac Purple Coffee Mug Cup Fiestaware 21806 ~ NOS Fiesta Retired Lilac Purple Coffee Mug Cup Fiestaware $34.99 9d 9h 26m
FIESTA LILAC, TEAPOT  W/LID, 7-1/8 FIESTA LILAC, TEAPOT W/LID, 7-1/8", EXCELLENT CONDITION $165.00 9d 13h 7m
Fiestaware Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl Lilac Purple Slick and Clean Fiestaware Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl Lilac Purple Slick and Clean $39.99 9d 13h 25m
Fiestaware Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl Lilac Purple Slick and Clean Fiestaware Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl Lilac Purple Slick and Clean $39.99 9d 13h 25m
Fiesta Large Lilac Disc Water Pitcher 67 oz 7 Fiesta Large Lilac Disc Water Pitcher 67 oz 7" Retired Fiestaware Dinnerware $109.99 10d 8h 1m
Fiestaware, Relish Tray, Corn on the Cob Tray, Retired, Fiesta, Lilac Purple Fiestaware, Relish Tray, Corn on the Cob Tray, Retired, Fiesta, Lilac Purple $92.99 10d 12h 48m
2  two Fiesta 7.75oz Coffee Cup Teacup LILAC Purple  lavender HTF RARE 2 two Fiesta 7.75oz Coffee Cup Teacup LILAC Purple lavender HTF RARE $34.89 11d 5h 17m
Fiesta Lilac  Teapot   Fiesta Lilac  Teapot   $135.00 11d 20h 20m
FIESTA LILAC, 10-1/2 FIESTA LILAC, 10-1/2" DINNER PLATE, STRONG IMPRESSIONS, EXCELLENT $70.00 12d 2h
Post-'86 Fiesta Fiestaware Cereal  Bowl Retired Lilac Purple 1995 Collectible Post-'86 Fiesta Fiestaware Cereal  Bowl Retired Lilac Purple 1995 Collectible $18.00 12d 2h 48m
Fiesta Salad Plate - Lilac - Limited Edition Color, Purple, Collectable Fiesta Salad Plate - Lilac - Limited Edition Color, Purple, Collectable $18.00 12d 2h 53m
Fiestaware, Saucer, Fiesta, Lilac, Very Nice Fiestaware, Saucer, Fiesta, Lilac, Very Nice $21.99 12d 3h 38m
Fiestaware, Tumbler, Juice Tumbler, 60th anniversary, Fiesta, LILAC Fiestaware, Tumbler, Juice Tumbler, 60th anniversary, Fiesta, LILAC $42.99 12d 3h 39m
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 12d 10h 2m
Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $30.00 12d 11h 4m
Fiesta Teacup and Saucer - Lilac - Retired Color - Limited Edition Fiesta Teacup and Saucer - Lilac - Retired Color - Limited Edition $25.00 12d 11h 4m
Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $30.00 12d 11h 5m

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