You can see more views of it in my shop, like the stuffing that is overflowing from the cavity. And of course it has some garnish- lettuce and cranberries to make it look more festive.
I built "the bird" first, and then decided to add the platter. That was "interesting". Not sure that I'd do it that way again, but it was fun. I had the bird made on the mandrel, and then took an ivory rod and made a very large maria, and heated it up as well as the turkey connection and gently mashed them together. (don't confuse that with the potatoes)
I then burned off the rest of the ivory rod and flattened the bottom, so the platter would sit flat.
And then garnished the plate to add a little color and interest. Voila! Now I don't need to cook one.