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Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowls #1-#7 | Circa 1938-1942
Complete Set in All Six Original Colors For Sale

Circa 1938-1942: Here is a complete set of Fiesta nesting bowls assembled, nesting perfectly together and available in one complete package. Mastery of pottery techniques were needed to pull off the making of a nesting bowl set like this one. With very little room for error it is a delight to see these Homer Laughlin Fiesta bowl sets come together. Made for such a short time, only four possible years for the bowls gathered here, it is a privilege to find them and be able to acquire a set today, now nearly 75 years after their making.

 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale  Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale
 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale  Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale
 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale  Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale

#1 Ivory: The number one Fiesta nesting bowl in ivory may be one of the most elusive of all the bowls to find. Quite rare and extremely hard to find in good condition the #1 ivory makes a fantastic piece to add to your collection. This example is in very good condition, please note it has one apology, a small chip to the outside edge of the rim that measures a little less than 1/16" (shown in the 6th picture about 9 o'clock). Otherwise perfect, without a scratch and no use marks inside, very clean and nests perfectly. Marked in the mold on the bottom "HLC fiesta MADE IN U.S.A. 1". Measures 4 15/16" x 3 9/16"

 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale  Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale
 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale  Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale

#2 Cobalt & #3 Green: Both the number two cobalt and the number three green are in excellent condition without damage. Smooth finishes without scratches and great glazes without mishaps make these first rate examples. Very nice bowls both marked in the mold in the bottom "HLC fiesta MADE IN U.S.A." #2 cobalt measures 5 7/8" w x 3 15/16h" and #3 green measures 6 11/16" w x 4 9/16h".

 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale  Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale
 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale  Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale

#4 Original Yellow: This example of the #4 yellow has an excellent sunny color and no scratches inside or out and shiny yellow glaze. Please note one small chip on the outside edge of the rim and a small glaze skip on the rim, both shown in picture twelve, the skip at about 9'oclock and the small rim chip at about 6o'clock. Very minor, nests and displays perfectly. Nicely marked on the bottom in the mold with the impressed "HLC fiesta MADE IN USA 4" . Measures 7 11/16" w x 5 1/16h"

 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale  Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale
 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale  Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale

#5 Original Red: This example of the #5 bowl is just fabulous, showing little to no use. Nice and clean with no chips or cracks, no touch-ups or repairs, no damage at all with, and a great even coverage of the glaze. Please note the one small factory flaw on the outside bottom of the bowl, shown in the picture to the left above (photo #17). Probably a little sand stone that was in the clay that popped out in the first or second firing, leaving a tiny hole, just a neat reminder of the pottery making process really. Measures 8 9/16" w x 5 11/16h"

 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale  Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale
 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale  Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale

#6 Original Ivory: This example of the #6 ivory is in excellent condition. Wonderfully found without chips or damage, very little if any use. Only issues to note is one small circle stain on the inside bottom and one small line of discoloration on the outside edge of the lip, probably caused from some other metal contamination that happened at the factory. Very minor isues on a really magnificent #6 ivory fiesta bowl. Interestingly marked with the early mark "fiesta HLC USA" but without the bottom inside rings that usually accompany that mark. Measures an impressive 9 11/16" w x 6 5/16h"

 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale  Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale
 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale  Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale

#7 Original Turquoise: The sheer size of the giant #7 Fiesta bowl begs the question "What were they thinking at Homer Laughlin?" Even undertaking such a large piece of pottery, using the hand techniques of the late 30s, seems brazen indeed. Not only would the piece have to be spun around on a jiggering machine to be hand tooled on the inside, but it would then have to be fired once, then set to cool for days, then hand dipped in the finicky turquoise and fired again. But the painstaking method is worth it, for the final result is one of the highlights of the entire line. This example is in nice condition without any scratches or use and a great shiney surface. The glaze is mottled on one side (shown in photo 24), and there are some glaze misses under the rim and a small spot on the rim where the glaze is thicker, so it has some glaze issues, but it has enough surface to suffer these factory mishaps and still be perfectly presentable with more than one side left that displays just great. Interestingly marked twice, once in the mold and a second added with the glazed inkstamp. Measures a whopping 10 15/16" w x 7 1/8" tall.

 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale  Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale
 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale  Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Turquoise For Sale

Circa 1938-1942: This set boasts all six original colors in a stunning arrangement. I have found that bowls can be out of round and that those with inside rings do not nest nicely with the smooth bottom versions, so it is wonderful to be able to assemble a set that nests so perfectly together and offer it here for your collection or for an amazing gift for that special someone. Here is Homer Laughlin Pottery at its finest.

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowls #1-#7
Complete Set in All Six Original Colors

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