Yang Pengnian, Chinese, active late 18th - early 19th century
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The poetic, semicursive calligraphy incised on this teapot advises that tea contained within should be drunk "at your leisure" because it may be intoxicating at first. The phrase "at your leisure" (ju-i) is a verbal pun on the shape of the teapot, which is known as a ju-i in Chinese.