Face Jug with Imps stoneware character jug produced by Joel Huntley of Columbus, Wisconsin, in 2023. Face jugs were first made in the early 1800s by slave potters and others in the Edgefield district of South Carolina. Since the 19th century, face jugs have been a sideline of many traditional American potters of the Southeastern United States. This is artist Joel Huntley's interpretation of those original face jugs. This face jug has an imp whispering in each ear and on the bottom is the inscription, "Yes, I do hear you."