Vietnamese Carved Jade Emperor's Cigarette Holder From King Bao Dai - This is an ornate cigarette holder carved from solid jade. According to our seller, this piece belonged to King Bao Dai, who was the last reigning emperor of Vietnam. The mouthpiece is carved from a beautiful pale green jade with hints of russet marbling, and is carved with a high relief dragon motif. This is a true modern day treasure, and a once in a lifetime opportunity to own a piece of Vietnamese history. This piece has excellent investment potential, as it is thought by experts around the world and avid collectors that due to the rapid modernization of Vietnam, Vietnamese antiques will within the next ten years be more valuable than Chinese antiques. According to some of the most expert collectors in the world, what used to sell for hundreds are now selling for tens of thousands. Measurements: 7.5"L x 1"W (at the widest point).