Earthenware vessels, shaped much like tea kettles, but generally larger, with a canted spout and handles. Found in Barbados, Jamaica, Nevis, and Antigua as early as the 18th century and still made today. Also made in the American south (particularly in the Carolinas and Tennessee).

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Earthenware vessels, shaped much like tea kettles, but generally larger, with a canted spout and handles. Found in Barbados, Jamaica, Nevis, and Antigua as early as the 18th century and still made today. Also made in the American south (particularly in the Carolinas and Tennessee).

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Monkey Jugs
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021