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Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowls #1-#7 in Original Six Vintage Colors | Circa 1936-1944

 

#1s | Number 1 Sized Fiesta Nesting Bowls
Red Vintage Fiesta No. 1 Nesting Bowl in Red with Inside Bottom Rings

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #1 in Original Red Glaze »

Circa 1936-1938: Inside Bottom Rings It's always a treat to find the nice early bowls with the inside bottom rings without damage or use, and this piece will sure to satisfy. Measures 4 15/16" x 3 9/16"

For Sale: $375

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Once in Original Red Glaze

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #1 in Original Red Glaze »

Circa 1938-1942: There is nothing like finishing off your vintage Fiesta nesting bowl set with a #1 bowl in the original red glaze. Marked on the bottom "HLCo fiesta MADE IN USA" Measures 4 15/16" x 3 9/16"

For Sale: $325

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number One in Light Green For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #1 in Original Green Glaze » 

Circa 1938-1944: The number one size bowl completes the set, or begins it. The original green is perhaps the classic vintage kitchen color and is showcased on the #1 Vintage Fiesta nesting mixing bowl. Measures 4 15/16" x 3 9/16"

For Sale: $325

Vintage Fiesta Number One Mixing Bowl Lid in Original Ivory Glaze

Vintage Fiesta Mixing Bowl Lid #1 in Original Ivory Glaze »

Circa August 1936-February 1937: Mixing bowl lids were produced for less than six months and are the first piece discontinued from the fiesta line. They never made it into any company literature and remain one of the most prized possessions in advanced collections. Available in the first five colors only (no turquoise) and for the first four bowl sizes only, the Fiesta mixing bowl lid is a delight to find.

$1,250

#2s | Number 2 Sized Fiesta Nesting Bowls
Red Vintage Fiesta Number 2 Red Nesting Bowl For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #2 in Original Red Glaze »

Circa 1936-1938: Inside Bottom Rings Here's a Vintage Fiesta #2 red nesting bowl in excellent condition. I always strive to find vintage Fiesta nesting bowls that show little to no use and without damage. This bowl is just great and will sure to please any collector. The glaze is nice and bright and rich without any issues. Measures 5 7/8" w x 3 15/16h"

For Sale: $195

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Two in Green For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #2 in Original Green with Inside Rings »

Circa 1936-1938: Inside Bottom Rings Collectors will appreciate how hard it is to find the vintage nesting bowls with inside bottom rings. Now more than 80 years old these bowls are more like antiques and could have belonged to our grandmothers and even our great grandmothers. This example in original green has the early mark, "fiesta HLCo Usa 2", and the inside bottom rings. Measures 5 7/8" w x 3 15/16h"

For Sale: $155

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Two in Green For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #2 in Original Green Glaze »

Circa 1938-1944: This example of the number two nesting bowl, in the original Vintage Fiesta green glaze is in excellent condition and has made it through its 75 year life looking untouched. No scratches or signs of any use. Minor glaze variation on one side. Nests perfectly. Marked in the mold on the bottom "HLCo fiesta MADE IN U.S.A. 2". Measures 5 7/8" w x 3 15/16h"

For Sale: $155

Ivory Vintage Fiesta Number 2 Ivory Nesting Bowl For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #2 in Original Yellow with Inside Bottom Rings »

Circa 1936-1938: Inside Bottom Rings: Collectors will appreciate how hard it is to find the vintage nesting bowls with inside bottom rings. Now more than 75 years old these bowls have now entered the realm of antiques and our grandmothers and even our great grandmothers remember them from long ago. This example in original yellow has the nice early mark, "fiesta HLCo Usa 2", and the inside bottom rings. Nests perfectly. Measures 5 7/8" w x 3 15/16h"

For Sale: $165

Vintage Fiestaware Nesting Bowl in Original Yellow Glaze For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #2 in Original Yellow Glaze »

Circa 1938-1944: Originally produced in all six original colors, during the Fall of 1942 each size would be offered in only one color: #7 cobalt, #6 turuqoise, #5 yellow, #4 ivory, #3 green, #2 yellow and #1 red. By the spring of 1944 they were discontinued.

For Sale: $145

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Two Early Variation with Inside Bottom Rings 1936-1938

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #2 in Original Cobalt Blue with Inside Bottom Rings »

Circa 1936-1938: Inside Bottom Rings Inside bottom rings let us date these bowls to this two year date range, now more than 75 years old. This example in the original cobalt blue is in excellent. Measures 5 7/8" w x 3 15/16h"

For Sale: $175

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Two in Cobalt For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #2 in Original Cobalt Blue Glaze »

Circa 1938-1942: Vintage Fiesta cobalt blue glaze is such a bold and strong color- thick and rich and sure of itself. Spared from the hazards of splotchy, uneven glazing that is so common on the original green and turquoise glazes, Cobalt Blue solidifies the line, being the darkest original color created. This example of the #2 mixing bowl is in excellent condition. Measures 5 7/8" w x 3 15/16h"

For Sale: $155

Vintage Fiestaware Nesting Bowl in Original Ivory Glaze For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl #2 in Original Ivory »

Circa 1936-1938: Inside Bottom Rings Second smallest in size in the seven piece nesting bowl set, the number two is a perfect size prep bowl for so many kitchen needs. Measures 5 7/8" w x 3 15/16h"

For Sale: $175

Vintage FiestaNesting Bowl Lid number two in original radioactive red: Gift, Rare, Hard to Find, Buy Onlline Now, American Antique Pottery

Vintage Fiesta Mixing Bowl Lid #2 in Original Red Glaze »

Circa August 1936-February 1937.
Mixing bowl lids were produced for less than six months and are the first piece discontinued from the Fiesta pottery line.

For Sale: $950

#3s | Number 3 Sized Fiesta Nesting Bowls
Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Three in Turquoise Glaze For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #3 in Original Turquoise Glaze »

Circa 1937-1938: Inside Bottom Rings— Measures 6 11/16" w x 4 9/16h. It's hard to find the turquoise glaze with the inside bottom rings in the fiesta bowls since they were only made for a year in this glaze with the bottom rings.

For Sale: $245

 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Three in Red For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #3 in Original Red Glaze »

Circa 1936-1938: Inside Bottom Rings Extremely difficult to find in the original red glaze with the inside bottom rings, the number 3 sized vintage fiesta mixing/nesting bowl measures 6 11/16" w x 4 9/16h"

For Sale: $265

 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Three in Red For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #3 in Original Red Glaze »

Circa 1938-1942: Collectors will appreciate that the number three can be a difficult bowl to find. My hunch is that it's the most usable size of the line, not too small and not too large, but just right. This example of the Fiesta nesting bowl in the original red is in very nice condition. Impressed in the mold with the mark "HLC fiesta MADE IN USA". Measures 6 11/16" w x 4 9/16h"

For Sale: $195

 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Three in Cobalt For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #3 in Original Cobalt Blue Glaze »

Circa 1938-1944: Collectors will appreciate how hard it is to find the vintage nesting bowls in the popular #3 size. Now more than 80 years old these bowls are more like antiques and could have belonged to our grandmothers and even our great grandmothers. Measures 6 11/16" w x 4 9/16h"

For Sale: $165

 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Three in Green For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #3 in Original Green Glaze »

Circa 1938-1942: The perfect size for so much kitchen work, not to small and not to big, the #3 is easy to use and like all the Fiesta bowls is nice and deep with tall sides. Marked "HLC fiesta, Made in USA 3". Measures 6 11/16" w x 4 9/16h"

For Sale: $165

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Lid Number Three in Original Green

Vintage Fiesta Mixing Bow Lid #3 in Original Green Glaze »

Circa August 1936 -February 1937.
The nicest lid of all - this is what you're looking for in just spectacular condition.

For Sale: $775

Ivory Vintage Fiesta Number 3 Yellow Nesting Bowl For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl, No. 3 in Original Yellow »

Circa 1936-1938: Inside Bottom Rings This example of the #3 yellow fiesta mixing bowl is excellent condition. Marked "HLC fiesta, Made in USA 3".

For Sale: $225

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Lid in Original Yellow Glaze Rare 1930s Original Fiestaware Pottery

Vintage Fiesta Mixing Bowl Lid #3 in Original Yellow Glaze »

Circa November 1935-February 1936.
Mixing bowl lids were produced for less than six months and are the first piece discontinued from the fiesta line.

For Sale: $850

#4s | Number 4 Sized Fiesta Nesting Bowls
 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Four in Red For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #4 in Original Red Glaze »

Circa 1936-1948: Inside Bottom Rings 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: $295

 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Four in Red For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #4 in Original Red Glaze »

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: $245

Green vintage fiesta bowl with inside bottom rings

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl, No. 4 in Original Green »

Circa 1936-1938: Inside Bottom Rings It's the number four Fiesta nesting bowl that really starts to take on some size. By the time you reach the number seven your at 11" wide, but the #4 is your classic sized kitchen bowl, perfect for any task. Clay body was pressed into a mold and the inside rings were made by hand tooling on a jiggering machine. Impressed in the mold with the mark "HLC fiesta MADE IN USA". Measures 7 11/16" w x 5 1/16h"

For Sale: $225

 Fiesta No. 4 Green Bowl For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #4 in Original Green Glaze »

Circa 1938-1942: It's the number four Fiesta nesting bowl that really starts to take on some size. By the time you reach the number seven your at 11" wide, but the #4 is your classic sized kitchen bowl, perfect for almost any task and with the great high walls that are unique to the fiestaware design, spill proof and great for mixing. Clay body was pressed into a mold and the inside rings were made by hand tooling on a jiggering machine. Measures 7 11/16" w x 5 1/16h"

For Sale: $175

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Four in Yellow For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #4 in Original Yellow with Inside Bottom Rings »

Circa 1936-1938: Inside Bottom Rings— Much handwork went into the production of these early Fiesta bowls, including the inside bottom rings, which would have had to been hand etched on the jiggering machine before firing.

For Sale: $185

 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Four in Yellow For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #4 in Original Yellow Glaze »

Circa 1938-1944: It's the #4 Vintage Fiesta nesting bowl that really starts to take on some size. By the time you reach the #7 your at 11" wide, but the #4 is your classic sized kitchen bowl, perfect for almost any task. The cllay body was pressed into a mold and the inside rings were made by hand tooling on a jiggering machine. This example in the original yellow is in excellent condition. 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"

For Sale: $175

 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Four in Ivory For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl, No. 4 in Original Ivory Glaze »

Circa 1938-1944: Kitchen bowls are an iconic item that have been in use longer than most of our modern necessities. The Fiesta version of the classic kitchen bowl is a great fusion of ultra modern with classic utility. The number 5 size seems giant and ready for anything. Decorated around its 26" circumfrence, it really is life size. This example in the original Homer Laughlin vellum glaze is in excellent condition. Measures 7 11/16" w x 5 1/16h"

For Sale: $195

 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Four in Cobalt For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #4 in Original Cobalt Blue Glaze »

Circa 1938-1944: Starting to get larger with the #4 mixing bowls... Measures 7 11/16" w x 5 1/16h". The clay body was pressed into a mold and the inside rings were made by hand tooling on a jiggering machine. This example in the original cobalt is in excellent condition. It's always nice to find the cobalt mixing bowls without glaze skips, since they show up so easily with the dark glaze. This example is just great with a rich, bold and even glaze and boasts a perfect rim, without dings or use.

For Sale: $175

 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Four in Cobalt For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #4 in Original Cobalt Blue Glaze »

Circa 1936-1938: Inside Bottom Rings: Starting to get larger with the #4 mixing bowls... Measures 7 11/16" w x 5 1/16h". This example in the original cobalt is in excellent condition.

For Sale: $210

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Lid Number Four in Original Cobalt Blue

Vintage Fiesta Mixing Bowl Lid #4 in Original Cobalt Blue Glaze »

Circa August 1936-February 1937: The vintage Fiesta mixing bowl lids never made it into any company literature and remain one of the most prized possessions in advanced collections. Made in only 4 of the 7 bowl sizes, the number four lid is the granddaddy of them all. Hard to find and coveted by collectors.

For Sale: $695

#5s | Number 5 Sized Fiesta Nesting Bowls
Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Five in Radioactive Red For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl, No. 5 in Original Red Glaze »

Circa 1936-1938: Inside Bottom Rings By the time you reach the #5 Fiesta mixing bowl you've got yourself a large bowl. Only a couple inches smaller than the #7 grandaddy of them all, the #5 nesting bowl commands a presence. Luckily, this example in the brilliant original red must have spent the last 70+ years on the shelf. This bowl shows no use and with rings on the inside bottom and both an interior and exterior without any damage or use, it is a masterpiece.

For Sale: $345

Red Vintage Fiesta Mixing Bowl Number 6 Green Nesting Bowl For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl, No. 5 in Original Green Glaze »

Circa 1936-1938: Inside Bottom Rings Hand dipped and tooled the #5 bowls were produced in far less quanitites than the smaller fiesta bowls, and it is the larger versions that will proove harder to find, especially in excellent condition and especially with the early inside bottom rings.

For Sale: $285

Fiesta No. 5 Green Bowl For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl, No. 5 in Original Green »

Circa 1938-1942: Original green from the 1930s is the classic Americana kitchen color. It is this green that has come to represent the era. It was a pesky color, prone to wide shifts of glaze variations. It was also tinkered with and has the distinction of being the only vintage color that was altered after production had started and pieces had been on the market. Measures 8 9/16" w x 5 11/16h"

For Sale: $225

Fiesta No. 5 Yellow Bowl For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl, No. 5 in Original Yellow Glaze »

Circa 1938-1942: It's the Number FIve Fiesta nesting bowl that really starts to take on some size. Clay body was pressed into a mold and the inside rings were made by hand tooling on a jiggering machine. This example in the original yellow glaze is in excellent condition. Nicely marked on the bottom in the mold with the embressed "HLC fiesta MADE IN USA". Measures 7 11/16" w x 5 1/16h"

For Sale: $225

#6s | Number 6 Sized Fiesta Nesting Bowls
Vintage Fiesta Number Six 6 Turquoise Bowl For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl, No. 6 in Original Turquoise Glaze »

Circa 1938-1944: The upper circumfrence of the #6 Fiesta bowl measures nearly 31" around. That is wider than many waists, so it is no wonder the #6 bowls have a super presence. Measures an impressive 9 11/16" w x 6 5/16h"

For Sale: $325

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Six in Yellow For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl, No. 6 in Original Yellow Glaze »

Circa 1936-1938: Inside Bottom Rings The upper circumfrence of the #6 Fiesta bowl measures nearly 31" around. That is wider than many waists, so it is no wonder the #6 bowls have a super presence. The glaze on this #6 vintage Fiesta Yellow bowl is fantastic—nice and even. Measures an impressive 9 11/16" w x 6 5/16h"

For Sale: $365

#7s | Number 7 Sized Fiesta Nesting Bowls
 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Original Red For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl, No. 7 in Original Red Glaze »

Circa 1938-1940: Number 7 Vintage Fiesta nesting bowls in the original red glaze in collector quality condition are becoming exceedingly hard to find. An example is found once every few years at best.

For Sale: $650

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Large Number Seven in Original Green Glaze

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #7 in Original Green Glaze »

Circa 1936-1938: Inside Rings— Hand dipped and tooled the #7 bowls were produced in far less quanitites than its smaller siblings, and it is the #7 Fiesta mixing bowls which will prove the hardest for the collector to find.

For Sale: $575

 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Seven in Cobalt Blue For Sale

Vintage Fiesta Nesting Mixing Bowl #7 in Original Cobalt Blue Glaze »

Circa 1938-1942: Well, here it is the king daddy of them all - the giant #7 Fiesta nesting bowl. The sheer size of this 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 and fired again. But the painstaking method is worth it, for the final result is one of the highlights of the entire line...

For Sale: $575



 
Sets | Complete Fiesta Nesting Bowl Sets
 Vintage Fiesta Nesting Bowl Number Four in Turquoise For Sale

Vintage FiestaNesting Bowl Set
Complete Set of Seven Bowls »

Circa 1936-1944: 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.

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