Here are a few basic facts about the history and design of Fiestaware.
* In 1936, the Homer Laughlin China Company (HLC) of Newell, West Virginia introduced a line of dinnerware called Fiestaware at the Pottery and Glass show in Pittsburg.
* The man who designed it was an Englishman, Frederick Hurton Rhead.
* The concentric narrowing circles were a distinguishing trademark.
* Originally, Fiestaware was available in five colors, red, ivory, cobalt blue, yellow, and green. The a sixth color, turquoise, was added in 1937.
The pitchers posted here were most likely made in the 1940s or 50s.