Staffordshire Pottery figure with a folklore theme which features Dick Whittington standing by a milestone, on an oval base. The piece is titled, ‘DICK WHITTINGTON’ . Multi-coloured version. Dull gilt base line, title and embellishment. Flatback, decorated only to the front. Vent hole to the reverse. This piece represents English folklore surrounding the real-life Richard Whittington (c. 1354–1423), wealthy merchant and later Lord Mayor of London.