"Decidedly not British"???? Uh…no. [link for reference]
I’d say they show exactly a generic tendency to exotify AND direct visual influence from British people. As for the clothing, this jacket and cravat, hose and hat:
and this jacket (from an actual British portrait):
are basically the same thing. The cuffs got smaller as the fashion changed, but it’s more or less the same outfit. You can see the similarities to this postillion’s clothing as well (1730s):
The patterns on the clothing of the figures is definitely meant to be more ornate and “exotic” than what a servant would usually wear, but that’s because they’re British dessert figurines. The style and construction of the clothing is the same.
^These ones even have a similar patterns:
Just because the people are Black doesn’t make the clothing LESS British, or at least European. The only figure with a more “fantasy” outfit is this one:
And it’s just basically a made-up outfit, which you can find on other fantasy-inspired dessert figurines with white people:
If they even have an outfit. Being Black doesn’t mean they’re less British.