Use a cardboard box with cutout for neck with only head sticking thru. Decorate the box with a nice tablecloth (which makes a nice dining room table.

Cut a hole in a platter (or you could use a large styrofoam meat tray sprayed silver and leave the head sticking out. Add other nice table decorations (Hot glue them down) lettuce works great to hide the neck holes in the platter and be sure to add little hor'duerves around the head.