Dragons are typically known for being mythical, intelligent monsters that breathe fire and terrify the countryside. While that is the common depiction of these fabled beasts, there are other sides to dragons. In eastern Asian cultures, dragons were and are known as symbols of good luck. They aren't the scaled monsters of yore but benevolent spirits that grant wishes and protect fortunate families from harm. Garden statuary can also depict dragons as being a lot more good natured than the old tales would have us believe.
Zippy the Dragon has adapted to modern times by working as a sculptural mail post. Although he is supposed to guard the mail and has the claws and fangs to do it, it looks like the main focus of this pint-sized dragon is catching and holding onto your daily paper.
Blushing Babel shows that some dragons are just downright adorable. This cute little beast is so shy that he tries to hide behind the tip of his own tail! Babel will look right at home when accompanied by gnomes and fairies in the flower bed.
Dread, the Dangling Dragon Wall Sculpture shows the adventurous side of dragons by hanging off your garden wall and giving guests a toothy, good-natured, mischievous grin. This beautifully detailed garden statuary looks just as good when hanging from a big backyard tree.
Find the best in dragon statues and other Gothic decor at Design Toscano.