Jolly Roger character jug in Rockingham finish produced by Harkers Pottery of Chester, West Virginia, circa 1960. Jolly Roger was a vile pirate who operated in the Caribbean. He was an infamous pirate captain with a bad temper and a thirst for power. Whatever happened beneath the weight of his cruel ambition, Jolly Roger would crush anyone in his path to become absolute ruler of the Caribbean by any means. This Jolly Roger character jug wears an earring in his right ear and has a section of rope forming the handle of the jug.