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Vintage Fiesta Carafes in Six Original Glazes | Circa 1936-1946

There is no other Vintage Fiesta shape quite like the carafe! This 3 pint water jug is unique like no other shape produced at Homer Laughlin, or even other pottery companies. Designer Frederick Rhead was known for occasionally borrowing and modifiying shapes, but his water jug is distinctly his own. Hand work would have included smoothing the edges of the mold seams, attaching the handle to the body, shaping of the foot on the jiggering machine, and atttching a 1 1/2" cork to the underside of the lid. Early variations of the Vintage Fiesta carafe will have larger in the mold marks, which will be delightfully surrounded by a circle of concentric rings. Produced for one short decade and available in just the first original six Vintage Fiesta colors, Frederick Rhead's water jug remains a classic icon embodying the art-deco influenced design of the era.

Vintage Fiesta Carafe in Original Red: Radioactive Fiestaware: Genuine, Old, Antique, For Sale, Gift

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Vintage Fiesta Carafe in Original Red Glaze »

Circa 1936-1942: Stunning and unusual in form, the Vintage Fiesta carafe stands out among the crowd. This example in the Vintage Fiesta Red glaze is in excellent, undamaged condition. Breathtaking, the spectacular carafe is the best way to enjoy your favorite original fiesta color.

For Sale: $395

Vintage Fiesta Carafe in Original Cobalt: Fiestaware: Genuine, Old, Antique, For Sale, Gift

Vintage Fiesta Carafe in Original Blue Glaze »

Circa 1936-1946: The Vintage Fiesta cobalt carafe is a spectacular addition to your collection. Standing 9 1/4" tall, the carafe boasts more flare and unique attributes than most Vintage Fiesta shapes. Exceedingly hard to find without chips, damage to the cork, or glaze error, this example is stunning.

For Sale: $425

 Vintage Fiesta Carafe in Original Yelow: Genuine, Old, Antique, For Sale, Gift

Vintage Fiesta Carafe in Original Yellow Glaze »

Circa 1936-1946: Slip cast with hand applied finial and cork stopper. 9 1/2" tall, holds 3 pints. Perfect for ice cold water on a warm summer day. Marked in the mold fiesta HLCo USA. This example is in very good condition with an excellent, rich, even glaze. Early carafes are only available in the first original six colors and are becoming exceedingly hard to find in excellent condition.

For Sale: $425

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