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Vintage Fiesta Pottery in Original Cobalt Blue Glaze | Circa 1936-1951

Designer Frederick Rhead refers to the original Fiesta blue (developed by glaze specialist Dr. Albert Victor Bleininger) as "deep blue." Anyone who has added the stunning blue to their collection will appreciate the depth of the spectacular cobalt blue. Although we are all enamored with the Fiesta design, it is the solid colored glazes that evokes our emotional responses and caputures our imaginations.

cobalt blue vintage fiestaware vase 10 inch fiesta flower vase for sale

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Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Blue 10" Vase »

Circa 1936-1942: The first of three sizes of vintage vases designed and produced, the art pottery flower vases remain one of the last items added to the collection considering their scaricity and value.

For Sale: $ 895 815

cobalt blue vintage fiestaware after dinner AD demitasse stick handled coffee pot

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Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Blue Demitassee Coffee Pot »

Circa 1936-1942: Made in the first six original colors only, the after dinner chocolate pot with its great fluted stick handle is a fabulous example of the earliest days in the historic fiestaware tableware line. This example in the rich cobalt blue glaze is in excellent, collector quality condition without damage or signs of use.

For Sale: $695

Fiesta Relish Tray All Six Original Colors on Cobalt Blue Base

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Fiesta Relish Tray in Six Colors on Cobalt Base »

Circa 1936-1942: Using the rich vintage cobalt blue glaze for the base mixed with the vibrant red center insert makes a breathtaking statement. This set has no damage and no signs of use on the base or inserts. All pieces are nicely marked. Measures 11" wide and 1 1/2" tall.

For Sale: $510

Six color vintage fiestaware relish tray with cobalt blue base and turquoise center

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Fiesta Six Color Relish Tray on Cobalt Base »

Circa 1936-1942: The six color vintage fiesta relish tray allows collectors to mix and match to make ensembles that are personally pleasing. This example with the cobalt blue base and turquoise center is a stricking example in excellent condition.

For Sale: $495

Kitchen Kraft Stacking Refigerator Set: Hard to Find Go-Along Fiestaware Pottery For Sale

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Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Stacking Set »

Circa 1940-1942: Three refigerator units in each of the vintage colors (yellow, blue and green) plus a lid in red make up the complete stacking set for the 1940s fiesta promotional campaigns. This is the exact set offered for that ensemble.

For Sale: $485

Rare Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Syrup Pitcher For Sale

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Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Syrup »

Circa 1938-1940: Produced for a scant two years, the fiesta syrup is an all time favorite for collectors. This example in the highly desirable cobalt glaze boasts a richly colored lid and is in excellent condition.

For Sale: $475

Cobalt Blue Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Covered Jug For Sale

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Vintage Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Cobalt Covered Jug »

Circa July 1937-Febuary 1938: Large Size— The Fiesta Kitchen Kraft line only has four lidded items to collect, with most of them coming in different sizes. The covered jug was made in two sizes, with the large version being in production for only a few months!

For Sale: $475

Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Relish Tray

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Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Relish Tray »

Circa 1936-1938: All Marked, Thick Walled: The centerpiece of many collections. The vintage Fiesta Relish tray was originally sold by Homer Laughlin to wholesalers in one color, as shown in this spectacular example of an all cobalt blue relish tray.

For Sale: $ 525 445

vintage fiestaware carafe in cobalt blue colored glaze made by Homer Laughlin from 1936-1946

Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Carafe »

Circa 1936-1946: The Vintage Fiesta cobalt carafe is a spectacular addition to your collection. At 9 1/4" tall, the carafe stands as one of the most delightful pieces in the pottery line.

For Sale: $425

Cobalt Blue Vintage Fiestaware lidded marmalade jar for sale made by Homer Laughlin from 1936-1944

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Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Blue Marmalade Jar »

Circa 1936-1944: Lots of labor intensive hand craftsmanship was involved in the making of the fiestaware marmalade. Not a big seller in the 1930s meant less were made, making it a hard to find piece for today's collectors.

For Sale: $410

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Vintage Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Medium Jar in Blue »

Circa 1938-1942: The middle size of a set of three covered ball jars, this example in the dark original cobalt blue is in excellent condition and is hard to find.

For Sale: $385

cobalt blue vintage fiesta kitchen kraft covered jug for sale

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Vintage Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Cobalt Covered Jug »

Circa 1938-1942: Medium Size Size— The Fiesta Kitchen Kraft line only has four lidded items to collect, with most of them coming in different sizes. The covered jug was made in two sizes with both being scarce and highly desirable.

For Sale: $375

Cobalt Vintage Fiestaware Coffeepot For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Coffee Pot »

Circa 1936-1951: The second tallest piece in the original vintage fiestaware line, the breathtaking size makes a stunning addition to the collection.

For Sale: $350

Fiesta Vintage Turquoise Figure 8 Tray: Fiestaware For Sale

1940s Fiesta Promotional Campaign Set »

Circa 1940-1943: Produced for a scant 2 1/2 years, the fiesta sugar, cream and figure 8 tray set is a great find. Shown here in the classic color version with the cobalt tray and yellow individual sugar and creamer.

For Sale: $345

Vintage Fiestaware Large Cobalt Teapot For Sale

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Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Large Teapot »

Circa 1936-1946: The large fiesta teapot, with its outstanding round ring handle handle stands out as one of the largest pieces available in the original fiestaware pottery line.

For Sale: $345

 vintage fiestaware cobalt blue lidded mustard jar

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Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Blue Mustard Jar »

Circa 1936-1946: One of the most dainty pieces in the vintage fiestaware line is the 3" tall lidded mustard jar. A great piece with it's molded knob and hand punched spoon hole and hand flared side foot.

For Sale: $325

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Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Large Cobalt Blue Mixing Bowl »

Circa 1938-1944: Large Size— Measuring over 10" in diameter, the large fiesta kitchen kraft bowls rival the number seven fiestaware bowls in their size capacity. Hard to find and made for a short amount of time, advanced collectors will strive to complete the full set of three that were made in the four solid colors (red, blue, green and yellow).

For Sale: $325 275

Original Cobalt Blue Vintage Fiestaware 12 Inch Footed Comport

Vintage Fiesta Cobalt 12" Footed Comport »

Circa 1936-1938: One of the great pieces of the Vintage Fiesta line—the footed comport, which crosses over from dinnerware to art pottery. This example is in excellent condtion for cobalt showing little to no use which is so important on the dark blue color.

For Sale: $310

Vintage Fiesta Cobalt #5 Mixing Bowl »

Circa 1938-1942: It's the Number Five Fiesta nesting bowl that really starts to take on some size. This example in the original blue glaze is in excellent condition. Measures 7 11/16" w x 5 1/16h"

For Sale: $285

Cobalt Blue Vintage Fiestaware Covered Casserole

Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Casserole »

Circa 1936-1951: The vintage Fiesta casserole, with it's scroll handled and finial top, shares it's design with both the sugar bowl and the covered onion soup bowl. The earliest versions have a hand applied foot, like the early footed sald bowls and 12" comports. In November of 1936 the mold was changed to include the foot, which was then hand turned on the jiggering machine.

For Sale: $275

Cobalt Blue vintage Fiestaware sweets comport for sale

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Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Sweets Comport »

Circa 1936-1946: The sweets comport was only made in the first six original vintage fiestaware colors. It is a delightful little piece that makes one happy with its whimsical size and promise of a sweet candy in it's wide elevated dish. Soaring in populatrity among today's collectors, it's a delight to find them for sale.

For Sale: $250

Vintage Fiestaware Mixing Bowl in the Number Three Size with Early inside bottom rings for sale

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No. 3 Nesting Bowl with Inside Bottom Rings »

Circa 1936-1938: Inside Bottom Rings— It is perhaps the solid color pottery Vintage Fiesta nesting bowl sets from the 30s and 40s that define American dinnerware. There may be no greater universally loved and recognized household item than the kitchen bowl. Measures 6 11/16" w x 4 9/16h"

For Sale: $245

Cobalt Blue Vintage Fiesta Number 2  Nesting Bowl with Inside Bottom Rings for Sale

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Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Blue #2 Mixing Bowl »

Circa 1936-1938: Inside Bottom Rings— The rich, dark cobalt blue is one of the colors most prone to have scratches and use be most noticable. Glaze misses and irregularities can be unsightly, so it's especially nice to find superb examples, such as this early number 2 nesting bowl that looks as good as it did coming out of the factory 88 years ago!

For Sale: $225

Cobalt Blue Vintage Fiestaware Mixing Bowl Number Four Size made from 1938-1942 for Sale

Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Blue #4 Mixing Bowl »

Circa 1938-1942: The fiesta nesting mixing bowls start to get larger with the number 4s. Measuring over 7 1/2" wide the four sized bowl starts to feel like something you'd really be cooking with. Measures 7 11/16" w x 5 1/16h"

For Sale: $225

Vintage Fiestaware Ice Lip Pitcher in Original Cobalt Blue Glaze For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Ice Lip Pitcher »

Circa 1936-1946: Showcasing the design talents of Rhead, with its bridge across the spout and detailed art deco styling, the large, round ice lip pitcher is a great way to showcase your favorite vintage Fiesta color.

For Sale: $185

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Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Small Original Cobalt Mixing Bowl »

Circa 1938-1944: Small Size— The small cobalt kitchen kraft bowl maybe the hardest to find of them all in exceptional condition (such as this one). The handy 6" bowl was so popular to use that they mostly ended up worn or damaged so it's wonderful to be able to find a near perfect example.

For Sale: $185

Vintage Fiestaware Disc Water Pitcher in Cobalt

Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Disc Water Pitcher »

Circa 1938-1951: The disc water jug may well be the most famous shape from the vintage fiestaware line. The bands of rings that circle the body are perfect in every way and uplift us with their delightful playfulness.

For Sale: $175

Kitchen Kraft Salad Spoon in Cobalt Blue: Hard to Find Go-Along Fiestaware Pottery For Sale

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Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Cobalt Blue Spoon »

Circa 1938-1943: The oven-serve spoon, once dipped in the rich Vintage Fiesta blue glaze, shows off its fine embossed details that adorn the handle. Excellent condition.

For Sale: $175

Vintage Fiestaware Bulb Candle Holders in Original Cobalt Glaze for Sale

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Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Bulb Candle Holders »

Circa 1936-1946: The bulb candle holders are another one of those rare treats that expands outside the dinnerware line to accessorize the art of the table. Playing on the bulbous form (like that found in the mustard, marmalade and ice lip pitcher), the bulb candlesticks are a delightful addition to the collection.

For Sale: $155

Vintage Fiestaware Bud Vase in Original Cobalt Blue Glaze For Sale

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Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Bud Vase »

Circa 1936-1946: Tableware collectors will appreciate being able to elevate their collections with artistic pieces like the vintage fiestaware vases. The bud vase is a wonderful small piece that uplifts the tableware collection. Made only in the first six original colors it is a must have piece for the vintage ensemble.

For Sale: $165

Vintage Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Shakers in Original Blue Glaze

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Vintage Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Cobalt Shakers »

Circa 1938-1944: Much larger than the Fiesta shakers, nearly 3" tall, the vintage fiesta Kitchen Kraft range shakers make just about a big of a statement as one could expect in a pair of shakers. The shaker design with it's subtle set of concentric rings around the top, were slip cast with hand punched holes.

For Sale: $155

Vintage Fiestaware Cobalt Blue Lazarus 1938 Anniversary Fruit Bowl

1938 Lazarus Anniversary Cobalt Fruit Bowl »

Circa 1938: Lazarus department store, out of Columbus Ohio, had a special relationship with Homer Laughlin Pottery Company. The gold stenciled pieces produced for the Lazarus anniversaries are a blast!

For Sale: $145

Vintage Fiesta Pottery Early Variation Ashtray in Original Cobalt Blue Glaze

EARLY VERSION
Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Ashtray »

Circa 1936-1939: Early Version Outside Bottom Rings— The Vintage Fiesta ashtray was part of the original line, released in 1936. This is an example of a piece from that period, before the "Genuine Fiesta" stamp was designed. The bottoms of these early versions will be covered with bands of concentric rings that would have been etched in the clay by hand on a jiggering machine.

For Sale: $125

cobalt blue vintage fiestaware relish tray base

Fiesta Cobalt Relish Tray Base »

Circa 1936-1938: Here's an excellent example of the vintage fiesta relish tray base in the original cobalt blue glaze. Exhibiting no damage and boasting a great rich dark blue glaze and the earliest of marks on the back.

For Sale: $125

Vintage Fiestaware Demitasse Stick Handle Cup and Saucer Set in Original Cobalt Blue Glaze For Sale

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Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Demitasse Cup & Saucer »

Circa 1936-1951: Produced in ten of the eleven vintage colors, the after dinner coffee cup and saucer set adds a sense of whimsy to the collection. A delightful miniature, the little cup with it's expressive stout handle looks great in original cobalt blue.

For Sale: $115

Original Cobalt Blue Fiestaware Vintage Utility Tray

Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Utility Tray »

Circa 1939-1946: This slip cast version of the fiesta utility tray in the original cobalt blue glaze is a great find without scratches or signs of use.

For Sale: $95

cobalt blue vintage fiestaware 13 inch chop plate for sale

Vintage Fiesta Cobalt 13" Chop Plate »

Circa 1939-1959: 13" Vintage Fiesta chop plate in original Original Cobalt Blue glaze Marked on the back with black inkstamp under the glaze. It's hard to find vintage Blue flatware without scratches and it's such a treat when they are in excellent condition, as this one is.

For Sale: $95

Cobalt Blue Vintage Fiestaware Sugar Bowl For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Sugar Bowl »

Circa 1939-1951: No tableware line would be without a sugar bowl and the vintage Fiesta pottery version doesn't disappoint with its abundance of charming details, including, a hand jiggered, flared foot, scroll handles and hand applied finial on top of lid, along with wonderful amount of concentric rings. Deep and rich, Original Blue remains one of the most recognized Fiesta pottery colors and stands as a classic example of 30s and 40s American pottery.

For Sale: $95

Kitchen Kraft Cake Plate in Original Cobalt: Hard to Find Go-Along Fiestaware Pottery For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Cobalt Cake Plate »

Circa 1938-1944: The fully glazed 11" cake plates only decorative addition is a minimal step along the edge, otherwise it is fully flat and devoid of any decoration. One of the items that was originally marked only with a foil label and no mark impressed into the pottery itself.

For Sale: $95

Cobalt Blue Vintage Fiestaware Ashtray

Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Ashtray »

Circa 1940-1951: Vintage smokers will rejoice when they get to use Fiesta pottery for their smoking pleasure. This example in cobalt is marked with the "GENUINE fiesta HCLo USA" backstamp.

For Sale: $85

cobalt blue vintage fiestaware cream soup bowl for sale

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Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Cream Soup Bowl »

Circa 1936-1951: The Fiesta cream soup bowl with it's inside bottom rings and tabbed handles has become an iconic classic, instantly being recongnized as a fiestaware piece. This example in the dramatic cobalt blue is in excellent collector quality condition.

For Sale: $85

Vintage Fiestaware Stick Handled Creamer in Original Green Glaze For Sale

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Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Stick Handled Creamer »

Circa 1936-1938: The stick handled creamer was introduced as part of the original assortment at the fiestaware lines beginnings in 1936 but was quickly redesigned and replaced with the ring handled version.

For Sale: $85

Vintage Fiestaware Sauce Boat in Original Cobalt Blue Glaze For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Sauce Boat »

Circa 1936-1951: The vintage Fiesta sauce boats design is superb and really showcases pottery designer Frederick Rheads vision.

For Sale: $85

Cobalt Blue Vintage Fiestaware Divided Plate for Sale

Vintage Fiesta Cobalt 10 1/2" Divided Plate »

Circa 1937-1951: The 10 1/2" compartment plate was inspired from a suggestion by the Lazarus retailers during a visit by pottery designer Frederick Rhead to their stores in Columbus Ohio.

For Sale: $80

Original Cobalt Blue Vintage Fiestaware Platter

Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Platter »

Circa 1937-1952: Like all plates, the platter would have been made upside down with the rings on the backside being hand tooled on the jiggering machine, clay would then dry, be bisque fired, cool for up to days, dipped fully in the luscious HLCo glazes, set on the stilts in the kiln and fired again.

For Sale: $75

Vintage Fiestaware Salt and Pepper Shakers in Original Cobalt Blue Glaze for Sale

Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Salt and Pepper Shakers »

Circa 1936-1944: The vintage Fiesta Salt & Pepper Shakers are two of the 14 pieces that were made through the entire vintage production. Part of the original line and produced in all 11 vintage colors, they were oddly enough sold seperately and not as pairs.

For Sale: $75

Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Pottery: Cobalt Pie Plate Baker For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Cobalt Pie Plate »

Circa 1938-1944: Large Version Fiesta Kitchen Kraft pie plate in cobalt in good condition. There is nothing like the rich dark cobalt blue glaze on the smooth and simple Kitchen Kraft lines which showcase your favorite glazes.

For Sale: $75

Cobalt Blue Vintage Fiesta Juice Tumbler Fiestaware Pottery For Sale

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Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Blue Juice Tumbler »

Circa 1939-1943: The fiesta juice tumbler was part of a promotional campaign in the 1940s. Included were a juice pitcher in yellow and a set of six juice tumblers in the first six colors. Measures 3 1/2"

For Sale: $75

Vintage Fiestaware Cobalt Blue Dessert Bowl for Sale

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Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Dessert Bowl »

Circa 1936-1951: This example of the vintage fiestaware dessert bowl in the original cobalt blue galze is in excellent condition showing little to no signs of use. It's always a challenge to find the rich blue without scratches and in as good of condition as this example.

For Sale: $65

Vintage Fiestaware Cobalt Blue Water Tumbler for Sale

Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Water Tumbler »

Circa 1937-1946: The Vintage Fiesta water tumbler is perfect for lemonade or iced tea served with the disk water pitcher

For Sale: $65

Vintage Fiestaware Cobalt Blue 4 and three quarter inch Berry Bowl For Sale

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Vintage Fiesta Cobalt 4 ¾" Fruit Bowl »

Circa 1938-1951: Fully glazed, hand jiggered, and an in-mold mark on the bottom. This example in the stunning cobalt blue boasts a smooth inside full of concentric rings.

For Sale: $50

Cobalt Blue Vintage Fiestaware 5 and a Half Inch Fruit Bowl For Sale

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Vintage Fiesta Cobalt 5 ½" Fruit Bowl  »

Circa 1936-1951: Initially called the oatmeal bowl and its size revised 3 times before it's release, the fruit bowl was released at the beginning of fiesta's introduction in 1936. Examples in cobalt blue were discontinued with the color in 1951. This version is in excellent condition and is fully glazed and marked in the mold on the bottom.

For Sale: $50

Vintage Fiestaware Ring Handled Creamer in Original Cobalt Blue Fiesta Colored Glaze

Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Ring Handled Creamer »

Circa 1938-1951: The stick handled version, which was part of the original release in 1936 was quickly redesigned for this more utilitarian and classic ring handled version of the Vintage Fiesta sugar bowl.

For Sale: $45

Original Cobalt Blue Vintage Fiestaware Teacup and Saucer Set For Sale

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Vintage Fiesta Cobalt Ring Handled Cup and Saucer Set »

Circa 1936-1951: The vintage Fiesta teacup and saucer set is a wonderful two piece ensemble that embodies iconic Fiesta design elements, like the ring handle tapering off in art-deco drapes and bands.

For Sale: $45

Vintage Fiestaware Cobalt Blue 9 Inch Lunch Plate

Vintage Fiesta Cobalt 9" Luncheon Plate »

Circa 1937-1951: The cobalt blue Fiesta glaze must be virtually unused to remain pristine as it shows scratches so easily. I only have a few original cobalt plates available because they are hard to find in good condition.

For Sale: $40

Bob Zordani and Heidi Kellner: (217) 714-5016, Lexington, Virginia: heidi@happyheidi.com