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Vintage Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Pottery | Circa 1938-1944

Modeled by Homer Laughlin China Company during the spring of 1937, the Fiesta Kitchen Kraft line is made up of nearly twenty pieces. Originally produced only in ivory with decals applied it wasn't long after it's original debut that Fiesta Kitchen Kraft began to be dipped in the original fiesta colors of red, yellow, blue and green. Introduced in Chicago and Pittsburgh in January of 1938 Fiesta Kitchen Kraft was praised for it's parade of color, high degree of practical utility, sturdiness and durability, all in a graceful, modern shape. Highly desirable by advanced Fiesta pottery collectors, here you will find a selection of hand picked Fiesta Kitchen Kraft from my collection available for you to enjoy.

Covered Ball Jars

NEW ARRIVAL | Large Size
Vintage Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Large Ball Jar in Red »

Circa 1938-1942: With only 21 items in the fiesta kitchen kraft line, the covered jars are one of the highlights.

For Sale: $425

NEW ARRIVAL | Medium Size
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

Bowls

NEW ARRIVAL
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Large Red Mixing Bowl »

Circa 1938-1942: 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

NEW ARRIVAL
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Large Original Green 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: $295

NEW ARRIVAL
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Large Original Yellow 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: $295

NEW ARRIVAL | Hard to Find
1950s Kitchen Kraft Large Chartreuse Mixing Bowl »

Circa 1951: Large Size— The Rhythm pottery line was released in 1951 and the Kitchen Kraft bowl set was used as a promotion for the new line. Consisting of the large bowl in chartreuse, medium bowl in Harlequin yellow and small bowl in forest green, this final color ensemble will prove the hardest to find.

For Sale: $325

NEW ARRIVAL | Small Size
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Small Original Yellow Mixing Bowl »

Circa 1938-1944: Small Size— 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: $185

NEW ARRIVAL | Small Size
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Small Original Green Mixing Bowl »

Circa 1938-1944: Small Size— 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: $185

Casseroles

Vintage fiesta kitchen kraft red casserole with metal carrier included

NEW ARRIVAL
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Red Casserole with Metal Holder »

Circa 1940-1942: With Metal Holder— This wonderful example of the red kitchen kraft casserole includes the hard to find metal holder and is crisply marked on the bottom "HL fiesta KITCHEN KRAFT U.S.A."

For Sale: $275

Original Yellow Vintage Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Covered Casserole Large Version

NEW ARRIVAL
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Large Yellow Covered Casserole »

Circa 1938-1944: Large Version— The large lidded casserole was the first piece designed for the fiesta Kitchen Kraft line. Part of Homer Laughlin's OvenWare line, the oven-to-table dinnerware was an importnat part of the vintage kitchen.

For Sale: $ 175 145

Original Green Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Casserole Large Version

Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Original Green Covered Casserole »

Circa 1938-1944: Large Version— The vintage Fiesta Kitchen Kraft covered casserole in original green glaze in the large version makes a bold statement. Impressed in the mold with the nice mark "HLC fiesta Kitchen Kraft USA".

For Sale: $175

Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Individual Casserole in Original Yellow

NEW ARRIVAL
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Yellow Individual Casserole »

Circa 1938-1942: The concept of an individual casserole was not unusual in the solid color dinnerware lines of the 30s. Many other companies had their "bean pots" so this piece, unusual at it seems to us today was a staple in the kitchen of the 30s and 40s.

For Sale: $165

Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Individual Casserole in Original Red

NEW ARRIVAL
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Red Individual Casserole »

Circa 1938-1942: Only made in the four colors of red, blue, green and yellow, the individual fiesta kitchen kraft casserole is the closest piece that feels like a miniature in the whole line.

For Sale: $175

Covered Jugs

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

LARGE SIZE
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 example only being in production for a few short months!

For Sale: $475

Kitchen Kraft Covered Jug in Original  Yellow: Hard to Find Go-Along Fiestaware Pottery For Sale

MEDIUM SIZE
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Yellow Covered Jug »

Circa 1938-1942: Medium Size The ever so slightly smaller version of the fiesta Kitchen Kraft covered jug is still suprisingly large and delightfully round, given plenty of girth to enjoy your favorite original fiesta colors. Marked on the bottom "Fiesta Kitchen Kraft", the early and large covered jugs is one of the highlights of the fiesta Kitchen Kraft line.

For Sale: $375

Kitchen Kraft Covered Jug in Original  Cobalt Blue: Hard to Find Go-Along Fiestaware Pottery For Sale

MEDIUM SIZE
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Cobalt Blue Covered Jug »

Circa 1938-1942: Medium 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, medium and large, with both being scarce and highly desirable.

For Sale: $375

Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Cake Plates

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

Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Cobalt Blue 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

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

Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Yellow Cake Plate »

Circa 1938-1944: Great shine and condition on the smooth, flat surface of the Kitchen Kraft cake plate - the most minimal design of the entire 1930s dinnerware line.

For Sale: $85

Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Pie Plates

Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Red Pie Plate

NEW ARRIVAL | Small Size with Metal Carrier
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Green Pie Plate with Carrier »

Circa 1938-1943: Interestingly the Homer Laughlin pie plate in solid colors was originally made for the Royal Metal Manufacturing company, but it was the larger version that measured over 10" across. This is the 9 1/2" fiesta kitchen kraft version of the pie plate that was modeled later, but it comes with a metal carrier.

For Sale: $125

Kitchen Kraft Pie Plate in Original  Green

SMALL SIZE
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Original Green Pie Plate »

Circa 1938-1944: Small VersionThe slightly smaller kitchen kraft pie plate is still a generous 9 1/2" and can be used as an underplate to the large casserole.

For Sale: $75

Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Red Pie Plate

SMALL SIZE
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Original Red Pie Plate »

Circa 1938-1942: Small VersionModeled in the spring of 1937, Fiesta Kitchen Kraft was dipped in four of the Fiesta colors of green, yellow, cobalt and red. The pie plat was used in the early 1940s promotional campaign as an underplate to the casserole.

For Sale: $85

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

SMALL SIZE
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Original Yellow Pie Plate »

Circa 1938-1944: Small Version The fully glazed 9 1/2" pie baker shows it's trademark wide-rim and fully glazed bottom. The pie plate supplemented the Fiesta line well and was used in the early 1940s promotional campaign as an underplate to the casserole.

For Sale: $75

LARGE SIZE
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Cobalt Blue 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

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

LARGE SIZE
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Original Green Pie Plate »

Circa 1938-1944: Large Version The fully glazed 10 1/4" pie baker shows it's trademark wide-rim and fully glazed bottom. This example in original green is in excellent condition.

For Sale: $75

NEW ARRIVAL
Conchita Kitchen Kraft Oven Serve Pie Plate »

Circa 1938-1941: Marked on the reverse "Kitchen Kraft OvenServe", the pie plate with the Conchita decal pairing makes a wonderful addition to the vintage collection.

For Sale: $75

NEW ARRIVAL
American Chintz Kitchen Kraft Oven Serve Pie Plate »

Circa 1939-1941: Interestingly the decal "American Chintz" was originally an all over pattern that was used by Woolworth's on the plates, platters, teacup, sugar and creamer and sauceboat. Only carried for a year, American Chintz was quickly discontinued and then Homer Laughlin cut up the decal sheets into smaller sprigs and used them on Kitchen Kraft pieces with the red stripes for added decoration on mixing bowls, casseroles and the pie plate.

For Sale: $75

Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Oval Platters

Kitchen Kraft Platter in Original Yellow: Hard to Find Go-Along Fiestaware Pottery For Sale

NEW ARRIVAL
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Original Yellow Platter »

Circa 1937-1944: Large Size Modeled in the spring of 1937 for the Royal Metal Manufacturing Co. out of Chicago, the Homer Laughlin Pottery Company's oval platter measures a large 13 1/16" long.

For Sale: $125

Refrigerator Stacking Sets, Units & Lids

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

NEW ARRIVAL | 4 PIECE SET
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Promotional 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

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

NEW ARRIVAL | 4 PIECE SET
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft All Yellow Stacking Set »

Circa 1938-1944: It has been hypothesized that sets were originally sold as a single color, but stores and customers mixed and matched versions to their own liking. Purist collectors will appreciate the graceful simplicity of a stacking set in a single color.

For Sale: $ 485 445

yellow vintage fiesta kitchen kraft refigerator stacking unit with original foil label

NEW ARRIVAL | Red Lid
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Red Stacking Unit Cover »

Circa 1938-1942: The red lid was the standard piece designed to go with a set of three stacking units. With the red glaze being more expensive to produce it would make sense to use the smallest piece from the masterful set for the expensive red glaze.

For Sale: $165

cobalt blue vintage fiesta kitchen kraft refigerator stacking unit

NEW ARRIVAL
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Cobalt Blue Stacking Unit»

Circa 1938-1944: Originally designed for the Jewel Tea company, the straight sided refigerator dish was adopted into the fiesta kitchen kraft line and dipped in four luscious solid colors with cobalt blue being the darkest and richest of them all.

For Sale: $125

green vintage fiesta kitchen kraft refigerator stacking unit

NEW ARRIVAL
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Green Stacking Unit»

Circa 1938-1944: Refigerator dishes were a common part of the vintage kitchens, with their own lids and able to stack, these by-gone days offer up an elevated sense of ceramic kitchen ware. This example of the fiesta kitchen kraft stacking unit in original green glaze is in excellent condition.

For Sale: $125

yellow vintage fiesta kitchen kraft refigerator stacking unit

NEW ARRIVAL
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Yellow Stacking Unit»

Circa 1938-1944: Solid color tableware collectors can mix and match the stacking units to create the kitchen kraft set of their choice. This example in the original yellow is in excellent condition. Nicely marked on the bottom.

For Sale: $125

Range Shakers

Vintage Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Shakers in Original Cobalt Blue Glaze

Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Blue Range 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 Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Shakers in Original Green Glaze

NEW ARRIVAL
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Original Green Range 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

Promo Salad and Utensils

1940 Vintage Fiestaware Promotional Unlisted Salad bowl and Utensil Set with green fork and red spoon

Vintage Fiesta 3 Piece Promotional Salad Set »

Circa 1940: Three Piece Set— The promotional salad bowl was developed specifically for the 1940s sales campaign and was not in production for long. It was never listed on a price guide and has therefore taken on the nickname as the "unlisted salad bowl".

For Sale: $425

Yellow vintage fiesta kitchen kraft cake plate and cake server two piece set ensemble sold together

NEW ARRIVAL
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Yellow Cake Plate with Server— Two Piece Set »

Circa 1938-1944: This two piece set includes the yellow cake server and the yellow cake plate. Both pieces are in excellent condition without damage or signs of use. Selling together as a lovely ensemble.

For Sale: $235

Red Vintage Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Salad Spoon

NEW ARRIVAL
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Original Red Spoon »

Circa 1938-1942: Originally part of the OvenServe line in 1933 and glazed in ivory with decals, this piece was folded into the Kitchen Kraft line and dipped in original red, yellow, green and cobalt.

For Sale: $185

Original Radioactive Red Kitchen Kraft Cake Lifter: GoAlong Fiestaware Pottery For Sale

NEW ARRIVAL
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Original Red Cake Server »

Circa 1938-1942: It is delightful to think about an era when one would use a vintage Fiesta Kitchen Kraft cake server! A delicate pottery cake or pie server dipped in a thick rich red color with wonderful details molded into the handle and an edge so thin it defies logic.

For Sale: $195

Original Green Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Salad Fork for Sale

NEW ARRIVAL
Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Original Green Fork »

Circa 1938-1942: The vintage Fiesta Kitchen Kraft ceramic utensils were extremely delicate, especially the fork, and all can now be considered rare survivors of a by-gone era. This is an example of the salad fork in original fiestaware green.

For Sale: $185

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

Fiesta Kitchen Kraft Cobalt Blue Spoon »

Circa 1938-1943: The ovenserve 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

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