Entrance of the Glassware & Ceramic Museum Tehran - this museum is located at Tir Street and this building was the residence of Ahmad Qavam in early 1920s

Entrance of the Glassware & Ceramic Museum Tehran - this museum is located at Tir Street and this building was the residence of Ahmad Qavam in early 1920s

After entering the museum from the main road, one is greeted by a lush green garden which spans 7000 sq. meters

After entering the museum from the main road, one is greeted by a lush green garden which spans 7000 sq. meters

Main facade of the building - this building was used by Qavam himself till 1953

Main facade of the building - this building was used by Qavam himself till 1953

In 1953, this building became the Egyptian Embassy in Tehran and finally it was bought by Farah Pahlavi in 1976 and turned into a museum

In 1953, this building became the Egyptian Embassy in Tehran and finally it was bought by Farah Pahlavi in 1976 and turned into a museum

This display is inside the reception hall at the ground floor, it shows an imgainary archaeological site

This display is inside the reception hall at the ground floor, it shows an imgainary archaeological site

An office isnide the museum, probably it belongs to the director of the museum

An office isnide the museum, probably it belongs to the director of the museum

These glass bangles has come from the North of Iran and they belong to the Parthian era (247 BC - 224 AD)

These glass bangles has come from the North of Iran and they belong to the Parthian era (247 BC - 224 AD)

This white necklace to the left is made from glass and comes from Gilan and it is belived to be from 1st - 3rd century BC - to the right are glass stamps depicting human and animals figures

This white necklace to the left is made from glass and comes from Gilan and it is belived to be from 1st - 3rd century BC - to the right are glass stamps depicting human and animals figures

A glass perfumed bottle on display - this object belong to the 1st century BC (Egyptian)

A glass perfumed bottle on display - this object belong to the 1st century BC (Egyptian)

A snapshot of the display inside a room

A snapshot of the display inside a room

Necklaces on display inside the Mina Hall - they are from the 4th century BC to 3rd century AD

Necklaces on display inside the Mina Hall - they are from the 4th century BC to 3rd century AD

Is it a chandelier or a vessel, hard to tell but it looks impressive

Is it a chandelier or a vessel, hard to tell but it looks impressive

An Ottoman crystalline candlestick from the 19th century

An Ottoman crystalline candlestick from the 19th century

These 19th century objects have mainy come from France

These 19th century objects have mainy come from France

Colourful crystalline vessels are European products (France) from the 19th century

Colourful crystalline vessels are European products (France) from the 19th century

Jars, vessels, bottles and bowls on display inside the Glassware & Ceramic Museum of Tehran

Jars, vessels, bottles and bowls on display inside the Glassware & Ceramic Museum of Tehran

Perfume jars or glass head bottles are molded by blowing and they are from the 2nd century AD (East Mediterranean)

Perfume jars or glass head bottles are molded by blowing and they are from the 2nd century AD (East Mediterranean)

A glass jar from the 10th or 11th century in the blower room

A glass jar from the 10th or 11th century in the blower room

Objects on display inside the blower room of the museum - some of the objects dating back to the 1st millennium B.C., the Achaemenids, the Sassanid and early Islamic era

Objects on display inside the blower room of the museum - some of the objects dating back to the 1st millennium B.C., the Achaemenids, the Sassanid and early Islamic era

This free blown glass pitcher comes from Nishapur (10th - 11th century)

This free blown glass pitcher comes from Nishapur (10th - 11th century)

A mold blown glass pitcher is from Nishapur or Gorgan (10th - 12th century)

A mold blown glass pitcher is from Nishapur or Gorgan (10th - 12th century)

A glass jug with handle is from the 1st - 2nd century AD and it is associated with Syria

A glass jug with handle is from the 1st - 2nd century AD and it is associated with Syria

This bottle of mosaic glass is Parthian in origin but the exact location and dates are unknown

This bottle of mosaic glass is Parthian in origin but the exact location and dates are unknown

Objects on display inside the blower room of the museum

Objects on display inside the blower room of the museum

A member of staff stands in the entry door of the museum

A member of staff stands in the entry door of the museum

Interior of the Glassware & Ceramic Museum Tehran - this building was once owned by a bank after the closure of the Egyptian embassy

Interior of the Glassware & Ceramic Museum Tehran - this building was once owned by a bank after the closure of the Egyptian embassy

This two storey building has beautiful landing stairs

This two storey building has beautiful landing stairs

The museum was opened in 1980 after Farah Pahlaviís bureau bought the building in 1976

The museum was opened in 1980 after Farah Pahlaviís bureau bought the building in 1976

A view of the upper storey while standing at the stairs of the museum

A view of the upper storey while standing at the stairs of the museum

This photo shows the entrance and the beautiful stairs

This photo shows the entrance and the beautiful stairs

The main establishment of the museum that occupies an area of 1040 square meters is a two-storey octagonal building

The main establishment of the museum that occupies an area of 1040 square meters is a two-storey octagonal building

Two lights out of three show Allah o-Akabar and in the middle is a photo of Imam Khomeini

Two lights out of three show Allah o-Akabar and in the middle is a photo of Imam Khomeini

The plaster work used on the second floor of this building is from 1984

The plaster work used on the second floor of this building is from 1984

Some changes were made to the interior during the time when Egyptian embassy was here

Some changes were made to the interior during the time when Egyptian embassy was here

A beautiful view of the second floor with a huge chandelier in the middle

A beautiful view of the second floor with a huge chandelier in the middle

These ceramic bowls mainly come from Nishapur and Rey and they cover the Islamic era of 10th - 12th century

These ceramic bowls mainly come from Nishapur and Rey and they cover the Islamic era of 10th - 12th century

Blue painted dish in the middle is from the 12th century (Gorgan area) and brown bowls at the bottom are from Nishapur (10th-11th century)

Blue painted dish in the middle is from the 12th century (Gorgan area) and brown bowls at the bottom are from Nishapur (10th-11th century)

This bowl has human figures inside it and it comes from the 11th century

This bowl has human figures inside it and it comes from the 11th century

A multi coloured ceramic bowl on display - location and further details are unknown

A multi coloured ceramic bowl on display - location and further details are unknown

A ceramic incense burner on display - this 11th or 12th century object comes from unknown location

A ceramic incense burner on display - this 11th or 12th century object comes from unknown location

A bowl painted with animal figures and other flowers on display

A bowl painted with animal figures and other flowers on display

A glass bottle with painted decorations and tumblers next to it - these items are on dislay inside the Sadf Hall

A glass bottle with painted decorations and tumblers next to it - these items are on dislay inside the Sadf Hall

Glass stamps from the Islamic period have come from either Iran or Iraq

Glass stamps from the Islamic period have come from either Iran or Iraq

Glass cupping tools on display, they come from either Nishapur or Gorgan (10th-11th century)

Glass cupping tools on display, they come from either Nishapur or Gorgan (10th-11th century)

A 12th century (may be 13th century) ceramic pitcher painted and molded comes from Rey

A 12th century (may be 13th century) ceramic pitcher painted and molded comes from Rey

This ceramic bowl (lustre painted wheel made) comes from Kashan (13th century)

This ceramic bowl (lustre painted wheel made) comes from Kashan (13th century)

This dish is also made of ceramic and it comes from the 13th century (Kashan)

This dish is also made of ceramic and it comes from the 13th century (Kashan)

A wheel made ceramic plate from Kashan

A wheel made ceramic plate from Kashan

A ceramic compound vessel (lustre painted & molded) from 12th - 13th century (Gorgan)

A ceramic compound vessel (lustre painted & molded) from 12th - 13th century (Gorgan)

This one appears to be a decoration piece made of ceramic from the 12th - 13th century

This one appears to be a decoration piece made of ceramic from the 12th - 13th century

This 13th century molded object comes from Kashan

This 13th century molded object comes from Kashan

A ceramic ewer lustre painted and wheel made comes from Kashan (13th century)

A ceramic ewer lustre painted and wheel made comes from Kashan (13th century)

This ceramic bowl is also from Kashan (13th century)

This ceramic bowl is also from Kashan (13th century)

This strange looking ceramic vessel comes from Gorgan (10th - 13th century)

This strange looking ceramic vessel comes from Gorgan (10th - 13th century)

Some of the objects on display inside the Lajvard Hall on the upper floor

Some of the objects on display inside the Lajvard Hall on the upper floor

This 12th century model is polychrome glazed with molded decorations comes from Gorgan

This 12th century model is polychrome glazed with molded decorations comes from Gorgan

These pitchers (jugs) are made with glass

These pitchers (jugs) are made with glass

Colourful and molded glass intems on display

Colourful and molded glass intems on display

Garden of the museum seen from the upper floor - in the foreground, a vessel from the 19th century Shiraz can be seen

Garden of the museum seen from the upper floor - in the foreground, a vessel from the 19th century Shiraz can be seen

A beautiful round table on display inside the museum on the second floor

A beautiful round table on display inside the museum on the second floor

This table shows series of photos but I didn't find any information about this object

This table shows series of photos but I didn't find any information about this object

An 18th century free blown hubble bubble on display, quite possibly, it may have come from Shiraz

An 18th century free blown hubble bubble on display, quite possibly, it may have come from Shiraz

These glass jugs and rosewater sprinkler come from Shiraz (18th century)

These glass jugs and rosewater sprinkler come from Shiraz (18th century)

Objects on display inside the protective glass on the second floor

Objects on display inside the protective glass on the second floor

Some of the objects on display inside the museum

Some of the objects on display inside the museum

Souvenir shop on site sells colourful ceramic and glass items and some of them resemble to those on display

Souvenir shop on site sells colourful ceramic and glass items and some of them resemble to those on display