For Display Purposes Only

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The table consists of a small circular glass slab supported by a wrought iron base with feet that curl upward. Four woven place mats are neatly arranged beneath a stack of heavy, lacquered ceramic plates in descending order: dinner plate, salad plate, bread and butter plate. Cloth napkins stand stiff tucked into matching cups that rest on top. At the center of the table, there’s a bronze, plastic vase filled with an overwhelming bouquet of…