Khamseh Nizami Walters
Khamseh of Nizami - Walters 607 - Five Poems is an illuminated & illustrated Safavid copy of 4 of the 5 poems comprise the Khamseh of Nizami who died 1209. It does not include Laylá va Majnun. The 27 illustrations appear to have been repainted in India during the 12th - 13th century AH/AD 18th - 19th. The manuscript is bound in late Zand lacquer boards with figural scenes depicting Bahram Gur hunting and Khusraw watching Shirin bathing. Calligrapher (Yādkār al-Kātib يادكار الكاتب) in 1529.
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