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Post-Medieval to Victorian Dragons and Beyond

Dragon Tiles from Folklore and Fairy Tales

It simply isn't an adventure worth telling if there aren't any dragons. ~J.R.R. Tolkien

More dragon tiles: Ancient Dragons and Medieval Dragons

Dragon kitchen collage

Dragons are found in nearly every culture. These are post-medieval to Victorian dragons from Victorian anatomical texts, folklore, and Arts & Crafts and Art Nouveau designs. Here are dragons from William Morris textile designs, a William De Morgan dragon design in his 'Persian' palette, as well as dragons taken from Golden Age illustrations.

Victorian and Folklore Dragons

Constellation Draco from Ptolemy's Almagest 1690

Constellation Draco from Ptolemy's Almagest, 1690

William Buelow Gold, 1832, Leafy Sea Dragon

William Buelow Gold, 1832, Leafy Sea Dragon

Mercurius as three-headed dragon, Rosicrucian Compendium, 1760

Mercurius as three-headed dragon, Rosicrucian Compendium, 1760

Winged dragon of Wales

Winged dragon of Wales

William De Morgan Persial Dragon

William De Morgan Persian dragon

Draco and Ursa Minor constellation card, 1825

Draco and Ursa Minor constellation card, 1825. The Herperian Drakon, a 100-headed dragon, guarded the immortal golden apples of the Hesperides.

Ouroboros dragon from the Clavis Inferni sive magia alba et nigra approbata Metratona, 18th century

Ouroboros dragon from the Clavis Inferni sive magia alba et nigra approbata Metratona, 18th century

Infinity dragon based on JRR Tolkien drawing of a Middle Earth dragon

Infinity dragon based on JRR Tolkien drawing of a Middle Earth dragon

Celtic Dragon, Friedrich Johann Justin Bertuch, Bilderbuch fur Kinder 1806

Celtic Dragon, Friedrich Johann Justin Bertuch, Bilderbuch fur Kinder 1806

Three-headed dragon based on Arthur Rackham dragon

Three-headed dragon based on Arthur Rackham dragon

Maxfield Parrish Reluctant Dragon

Maxfield Parrish Reluctant Dragon

Dark and light dragons from the Clavis Inferni sive magia alba et nigra approbata Metratona, a late 18th century book of magic

Dark and light dragons from the Clavis Inferni sive magia alba et nigra approbata Metratona, a late 18th century book of magic

Uricus, a red-crowned and winged serpent, as King of the East, Clavis Inferni

Uricus, a red-crowned and winged serpent, as King of the East, Clavis Inferni sive magia alba et nigra approbata Metratona, 18th century

Pricing

Per Dragon (4 inch): $66

Per Dragon (6 inch): $77

Prices do not include shipping costs.

Dragon kitchen, Vancouver BC How to Order Tile

Shown: Dragon Tile Backsplash, Vancouver, British Columbia

Cooking with Dragons

Other Dragons

Medieval and Bestiary Dragons

Dragons from medieval illuminations, bestiaries, and tracts, are here: Medieval and Bestiary dragons.

Ancient and World Dragons

Due to overcrowding, Ancient and World dragons have moved to their own page: Ancient and World Dragons.

Know your dragons

Know your dragon classifications

Dragon Care and Installation Notes

Care, applications, and details

Tile Specifications

Title: Dragons

Tile: Tumbled Marble Stone

Size: 6 inch square tiles (15.4 cm)

Thickness: 3/8 inch (1 cm)

Weight: 22 ounces (.62 kg) each tile

*Also available in 4 inch tiles