Worked on the painting today. I did nothing from my proposed list of next steps, and instead resurfaced the table, fixed up the bottles and added a tray of green journals. I'm digging it much better now. The tray of journals really helps that side of the table, and the reflections add some nice interest. The green of the journals works well with the copper table top, too.
I dragged the piece outside to get a photograph of it in natural light. There was a lot of glare, but at least the colors are generally true: