Swoboda of CaliforniaBonsai Tree Trade-marked Ornament This is a lovely table top ornament by Swoboda. Crafted in heavy gold-plated metal and highly polished semi-precious stones, it appears to be a miniature bonsai tree at 3" tall and 3" wide. The branches are decorated with green agate leaves and orange jade berries - lovely! T is amazing detail in the roots and branches. T is some plating loss and 6 stones are missing. All in all, a wonderful and rare piece for the swoboda collector. The Swoboda name plate is attached on the back of the trunk. Swoboda is signed on the back.Swoboda used high quality goldplated settings along with natural gemstones in their designs. The quality is unmatched and the designs have a timeless elegance sure to become classics in their own right. Swoboda of California was begun in 1955. Jewelry from this company is characterized by thick gold plating and the use of semiprecious gemstones and real pearls. The designs are outstanding, frequently using Asian or Victorian themes. It is usually marked with the entire word, Swoboda, but is sometimes marked SWO. INC if t was not enough room for the entire name. This company closed in 1985, but reopened more recently and is once again in production Payment is due within 7 days of ended auction, unless other arrangements are made. Place a bid only if you are serious about buying the item. Antique or Vintage items are not always guaranteed to be "Perfect". I will always point out defects in the item's description. If you have questions, please ask before the auction ends. I want you to be a happy customer and I will make every effort to ensure that you are! We carefully cushion and pack all items to insure safe delivery. Buyer pays USPS parcel post shipping rate from zip code 19460. If you prefer an alternative shipper please contact us for a quote before you bid. We recommend purchase of insurance if using an alternative shipper. Also, multiple items can be shipped together upon request. Payment is due within 7 days of auction closing. We accept PayPal, and money orders. Please include your eBay ID and the item number with your payment. Feel free to ask questions about the items you are bidding on. We will gladly answer all inquiries!
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