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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.

Moon Over Miami Fiesta Black & Lilac Flamingo Large Pasta Bowl LTD Fiestaware Moon Over Miami Fiesta Black & Lilac Flamingo Large Pasta Bowl LTD Fiestaware 0 $75.00 6h 51m
Fiestaware Lilac Salad Fork HLC Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Retired Purple Serving Fiestaware Lilac Salad Fork HLC Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Retired Purple Serving $69.00 9h 15m
Fiestaware Lilac Serving Spoon HLC Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Retired Limited Purple Fiestaware Lilac Serving Spoon HLC Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Retired Limited Purple $69.00 9h 16m
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 9h 17m
Fiesta Lilac Lt. Ed. Dinnerware Corn/ Relish/ Utility Tray Factory 1st Fiesta Lilac Lt. Ed. Dinnerware Corn/ Relish/ Utility Tray Factory 1st $110.00 10h 34m
Fiesta Lilac Limited Edition Dinnerware Luncheon Plate – Factory 1ST Fiesta Lilac Limited Edition Dinnerware Luncheon Plate – Factory 1ST $149.00 10h 38m
Fiesta Lilac Lt. Ed. Dinnerware Tea Pot - Factory 1ST - Factory inconsistencies Fiesta Lilac Lt. Ed. Dinnerware Tea Pot - Factory 1ST - Factory inconsistencies $149.00 10h 38m
4 Piece New Fiesta Fiestaware LILAC Dinner Plate, Cereal Bowl, Tea Cup 4 Piece New Fiesta Fiestaware LILAC Dinner Plate, Cereal Bowl, Tea Cup 2 $60.00 1d 5h 24m
Contemporary Fiesta LILAC 2-3/4 Contemporary Fiesta LILAC 2-3/4" FLAT CUP No Saucer Homer Laughlin EXCELLENT! $17.95 1d 6h 41m
Fiesta LILAC and APRICOT tumblers plus 4 more Fiesta LILAC and APRICOT tumblers plus 4 more $100.00 1d 14h 55m
FIESTA LILAC, 2 SALAD PLATES, 7-1/4 FIESTA LILAC, 2 SALAD PLATES, 7-1/4", STRONG IMPRESSIONS, FACTORY MINT $60.00 2d 2h 19m
FIESTA LILAC 3-3/4 FIESTA LILAC 3-3/4" COVERED SUGAR, UNUSED CONDITION, $55.00 2d 6h 53m
Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition $80.00 2d 7h 53m
FIESTA LILAC INDIVIDUAL SUGAR BOWL WITH LID - LILAC FIESTA LILAC INDIVIDUAL SUGAR BOWL WITH LID - LILAC 2 $63.00 2d 10h 28m
Fiesta  LARGE TEAPOT -2nd-  Retired Color - LILAC   Fiesta LARGE TEAPOT -2nd- Retired Color - LILAC 1 $55.00 2d 17h 13m
FIESTA LILAC 9-3/8 FIESTA LILAC 9-3/8" SCARCE RELISH TRAY, UNUSED CONDITION $110.00 3d 4h 43m
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 3d 14h 37m
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 3d 15h 11m
Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Napkin Ring HLC Pottery Dinnerware Fiesta Fiestaware Lilac Purple Napkin Ring HLC Pottery Dinnerware $64.97 3d 16h 34m
FIESTA LILAC, 2 CUPS/SAUCERS, STRONG IMPRESSIONS, FACTORY MINT FIESTA LILAC, 2 CUPS/SAUCERS, STRONG IMPRESSIONS, FACTORY MINT $50.00 4d 3h 48m
FIESTA LILAC BUD VASE - LILAC FIESTA LILAC BUD VASE - LILAC 0 $115.00 4d 9h 51m
FIESTA LILAC BULB CANDLE HOLDERS - LILAC FIESTA LILAC BULB CANDLE HOLDERS - LILAC 0 $124.99 4d 10h
FIESTA LILAC BULLION CUP/BOWL - LILAC FIESTA LILAC BULLION CUP/BOWL - LILAC 0 $50.00 4d 10h 11m
MINI DISK PITCHER creamer lilac purple NEW FIESTA  5 OZ. MINI DISK PITCHER creamer lilac purple NEW FIESTA 5 OZ. $94.99 4d 11h 6m
FIESTA LILAC SAUCE AND/OR GRAVY BOAT - LILAC FIESTA LILAC SAUCE AND/OR GRAVY BOAT - LILAC 0 $59.99 4d 12h 52m
FIESTA LILAC SMALL JUICE 5 1/2 FIESTA LILAC SMALL JUICE 5 1/2" DISK PITCHER - LILAC 0 $79.99 4d 13h 21m
Fiesta Large LILAC Large Disc Water Pitcher RARE Retired Color NEW Fiesta Large LILAC Large Disc Water Pitcher RARE Retired Color NEW $69.99 4d 22h 45m
Fiesta TEACUP *ONLY*  - 2nd  - Retired Color - LILAC Fiesta TEACUP *ONLY* - 2nd - Retired Color - LILAC $18.00 5d 7h 22m
FIESTAWARE FIESTA WARE 9 FIESTAWARE FIESTA WARE 9" LUNCHEON PLATE lilac $129.99 5d 7h 22m
Fiesta RIM SOUP / Small Pasta Bowl - 9 Fiesta RIM SOUP / Small Pasta Bowl - 9" - 1st - Retired Color - LILAC $55.00 5d 7h 30m
RIM SOUP/ SMALL PASTA BOWL lilac FIESTA 9 RIM SOUP/ SMALL PASTA BOWL lilac FIESTA 9" NEW $69.99 5d 7h 31m
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 5d 7h 44m
Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition $80.00 5d 7h 53m
Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition $80.00 5d 7h 54m
Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition Fiesta After Dinner Cup And Saucer - Demitasse - Lilac - Limited Edition $72.00 5d 7h 55m
Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $20.00 5d 8h 21m
Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $20.00 5d 8h 21m
Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $20.00 5d 8h 21m
Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $20.00 5d 8h 21m
Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $20.00 5d 8h 21m
Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $20.00 5d 8h 21m
Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Cup And Saucer - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $20.00 5d 8h 21m
Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $30.00 5d 8h 28m
Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $30.00 5d 8h 28m
 SUGAR PACKET HOLDER CADDY FIESTA lilac NEW SUGAR PACKET HOLDER CADDY FIESTA lilac NEW $79.99 5d 8h 34m
denver COFFEE MUG lilac FIESTA WARE 8 OZ denver COFFEE MUG lilac FIESTA WARE 8 OZ $29.99 5d 8h 46m
Fiesta Large Disc Pitcher - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color 💜 Fiesta Large Disc Pitcher - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color 💜 $99.00 5d 13h 7m
Fiesta Lilac Cake Server Kitchen Kraft Style Fiestaware ~ New Stock Fiesta Lilac Cake Server Kitchen Kraft Style Fiestaware ~ New Stock $24.00 5d 14h 12m
FIESTA 60TH ANNIVERSARY LILAC TUMBLER FIESTA 60TH ANNIVERSARY LILAC TUMBLER $34.99 5d 15h 48m
FIESTA LILAC  *AD /AFTER DINNER CUP & SAUCER* HARD TO FIND* FIESTA LILAC *AD /AFTER DINNER CUP & SAUCER* HARD TO FIND* $95.00 5d 17h 4m
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 6d 7h 31m
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 6d 7h 31m
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 6d 9h 53m
21806 ~ NOS Fiesta Retired Lilac Purple Coffee Mug Cup Fiestaware 21806 ~ NOS Fiesta Retired Lilac Purple Coffee Mug Cup Fiestaware $34.99 7d 12h 24m
FIESTA LILAC, TEAPOT  W/LID, 7-1/8 FIESTA LILAC, TEAPOT W/LID, 7-1/8", EXCELLENT CONDITION $165.00 7d 16h 5m
Fiestaware Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl Lilac Purple Slick and Clean Fiestaware Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl Lilac Purple Slick and Clean $42.99 7d 16h 23m
Fiestaware Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl Lilac Purple Slick and Clean Fiestaware Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl Lilac Purple Slick and Clean $42.99 7d 16h 23m
FIESTA WARE DENVER MUGS LILAC ROSE APRICOT SET OF 3 FIESTA WARE DENVER MUGS LILAC ROSE APRICOT SET OF 3 $19.99 7d 17h 12m
FIESTA WARE LILAC STACKING CEREAL BOWL NEW FIESTA WARE LILAC STACKING CEREAL BOWL NEW $32.99 7d 17h 23m
Fiestaware Lilac Purple Retired Saucer Only(No Cup) Limited Release EUC Fiestaware Lilac Purple Retired Saucer Only(No Cup) Limited Release EUC $6.00 7d 18h 23m
Fiesta Lilac Coffee Tea Cups & Saucers Set Of 3 Fiestaware Fiesta Lilac Coffee Tea Cups & Saucers Set Of 3 Fiestaware $86.99 8d 4h 13m
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 8d 15h 46m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC CHILI BOWL ~ RARE ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC CHILI BOWL ~ RARE ~ $44.99 8d 15h 54m
Fiesta RETIRED LILAC TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ Fiesta RETIRED LILAC TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ $24.99 8d 15h 54m
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 9d 8h 16m
Fiesta Lilac  Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware CHOICE $22.00 9d 12h 19m
Fiesta Lilac  Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware CHOICE $24.00 9d 12h 19m
Fiesta Lilac  Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware CHOICE $22.00 9d 12h 19m
Fiesta Lilac Purple Teapot Lid Only Fiestaware Fiesta Lilac Purple Teapot Lid Only Fiestaware $50.00 9d 16h 36m
Fiesta Lilac  Teapot   Fiesta Lilac  Teapot   $135.00 9d 23h 18m
FIESTA LILAC, 10-1/2 FIESTA LILAC, 10-1/2" DINNER PLATE, STRONG IMPRESSIONS, EXCELLENT $70.00 10d 4h 58m
Fiestaware, Saucer, Fiesta, Lilac, Very Nice Fiestaware, Saucer, Fiesta, Lilac, Very Nice $19.79 10d 6h 37m
Fiestaware, Tumbler, Juice Tumbler, 60th anniversary, Fiesta, LILAC Fiestaware, Tumbler, Juice Tumbler, 60th anniversary, Fiesta, LILAC $38.69 10d 6h 37m
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 10d 13h
Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $30.00 10d 14h 2m
Fiesta Teacup and Saucer - Lilac - Retired Color - Limited Edition Fiesta Teacup and Saucer - Lilac - Retired Color - Limited Edition $25.00 10d 14h 3m
Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $30.00 10d 14h 3m
Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $30.00 10d 14h 3m
Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color Fiesta Rimmed Soup Bowl - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $30.00 10d 14h 3m
Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware Limited Production Fruit Bowl – 1ST Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware Limited Production Fruit Bowl – 1ST $125.00 10d 14h 4m
Fiesta Teacup and Saucer - Lilac - Retired Color - Limited Edition Fiesta Teacup and Saucer - Lilac - Retired Color - Limited Edition $25.00 10d 14h 4m
Fiesta Teacup and Saucer - Lilac - Retired Color - Limited Edition Fiesta Teacup and Saucer - Lilac - Retired Color - Limited Edition $25.00 10d 14h 4m
Fiesta Teacup and Saucer - Lilac - Retired Color - Limited Edition Fiesta Teacup and Saucer - Lilac - Retired Color - Limited Edition $25.00 10d 14h 4m
Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware Limited Production - Stack Cereal Bowl – 1ST Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware Limited Production - Stack Cereal Bowl – 1ST $149.00 10d 14h 5m
Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware Limited Production - Custard Bowl – 1ST Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware Limited Production - Custard Bowl – 1ST $125.00 10d 14h 7m
Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware Limited Production - Bread & Butter Plate – 1ST Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware Limited Production - Bread & Butter Plate – 1ST $55.00 10d 14h 11m
Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware Limited production 2 Piece Set AD Cup & Saucer - 1ST W.B Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware Limited production 2 Piece Set AD Cup & Saucer - 1ST W.B $129.00 10d 14h 15m
Fiesta 12 Fiesta 12" Chop Plate - Lilac - Limited Edition Retired Color $55.00 10d 14h 15m
Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware Limited production - 2 Piece Set AD Cup Fiesta Lilac Dinnerware Limited production - 2 Piece Set AD Cup $119.00 10d 14h 16m
Fiestaware Saucers 2 each Perriwinkle Blue Apricot Lilac Retired Fiestaware Saucers 2 each Perriwinkle Blue Apricot Lilac Retired $29.99 10d 18h 56m
Fiestaware Butter Dish Lilac Fiestaware Butter Dish Lilac $65.00 10d 19h 16m
Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR $21.69 11d 3h 29m
Fiestaware Lilac Tumbler Fiesta 6 Ounce purple old style tumbler Fiestaware Lilac Tumbler Fiesta 6 Ounce purple old style tumbler $35.00 11d 5h 50m
Fiesta, Dinner Plate, Fiestaware, Lilac, purple, New No Tags Fiesta, Dinner Plate, Fiestaware, Lilac, purple, New No Tags $58.49 11d 5h 51m
Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer Fiestaware Lilac Stick Handled Demi Fiesta Purple Demitasse Cup and Saucer $115.00 11d 5h 53m
Fiestaware Lilac Rimmed Soup Bowl Retired Fiesta Purple pasta bowl Fiestaware Lilac Rimmed Soup Bowl Retired Fiesta Purple pasta bowl $65.00 11d 5h 56m
Fiestaware, Gravy Boat, Sauce Boat, Fiesta, Lilac, purple, New No Tags Fiestaware, Gravy Boat, Sauce Boat, Fiesta, Lilac, purple, New No Tags $65.69 11d 5h 58m
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 11d 13h 50m
FIESTA® Fiestaware, LILAC OVAL PLATTER 13-5/8 FIESTA® Fiestaware, LILAC OVAL PLATTER 13-5/8" - RETIRED $105.00 11d 14h 13m
FIESTA® Fiestaware, LILAC LARGE OVAL PLATTER - 13-5/8 FIESTA® Fiestaware, LILAC LARGE OVAL PLATTER - 13-5/8" - Retired Color $98.50 11d 14h 27m

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