Put fine china on display without a breakfront or hutch. You can keep dishware on a dining-room side table, protected from dust and mischievous cats, on covered cake stands and under bell jars and cloches (the glass domes gardeners use to protect plants from the cold).
Keeping It Simply Smart with Open Shelving // $100 Cooking.com Giveaway
Pressed and pattern glass cake stands c.1880 - 1910. No one needs to tell you what you can do with these. Everyone wants them. Cake stand collecting remains viable and alive even in the current depressed antique market.