About Glassware and Ceramic Museum of Iran
Glassware and Ceramic Museum of Iran is a specialized museum of glass and ceramic in Tehran. The building of Glassware and Ceramic Museum of Iran belongs to Qajar Era. It is an octagon building located in a garden with an area of 7000m2 with two floors and five halls. Some halls of this museum include Pearl Hall that is called after its similarity to an open pearl and includes pottery from 3rd and 4th centuries in Neyshaboor; Zarrin Hall that is called after golden pots of Seljuk Era; and Lazuli Hall that is called after turquois enamels remained from 7th and 8th centuries. The oldest glasses available at this museum are glass tubes called glass cylinders that are excavated in Chogha Zanbil region and they belong to second millennium B.C. The oldest handmade pottery available at this museum belongs to Ashkanid Era. Glassware and Ceramic Museum of Iran has been registered as a national monument of Iran.