Everyone has different reasons for seeking out and purchasing Fiesta ceramics at a San Antonio liquidation sale. Many people, like Sharon Wilkes of Mom’s Curio Cabinet, love it for the fun colors and heaviness. “I love all the mix-and-match colors,” says Wilkes, “but more than that, they’re so sturdy! My kids have broken everything in the cabinet except my Fiestaware.”
When it comes to dinnerware, Fiesta is a household name amongst the likes of Pyrex and Fire King. The company’s tagline says it all: “An American Icon.” Fiesta dinnerware, sometimes called Fiestware, is made by the Homer Laughlin China Company.
Shop for-and learn about-Vintage Fiesta Dinnerware. Fiesta was introduced in 1936 by the Homer Laughlin Pottery Company, discontinued in 1972, and went back…
Discount 20-40% for major factory flaws or minor use, discount 50%-90% for pottery that is chipped or cracked. These prices are for mint to near mint pottery without damage or flaws. Last updated 1/2015 Nesting bowls and regular plates will show the most wear and in truely excellent condition could see a price increase by 25%.
Fiesta, made by Homer Laughlin China Company, was the company’s most successful line of dinnerware. It was conceived by Frederick Hurten Rhead, who was hired by the company as the head designer in the late 1920s. Rhead, who was born into an English family of highly regarded ceramicists, had previously worked for both Weller Pottery and Roseville Pottery before joining Homer Laughlin.
Identification and Information on Vintage Fiesta Pottery: Fiestaware: Genuine, Antique, Old, Authentic: ID Online Gallery
A picture is worth a thousand words and it is from looking at vintage fiesta pottery that we learn so much. Here you will find photographs and information on each piece from the original fiesta dinnerware line arranged from A-Z.
In all the 6 years I’ve been doing these shows we’ve never featured Fiesta dinnerware “Fiestaware”! For years I tried to persuade 2 of the great Fiesta colle…