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The Department of State submits the following comprehensive listing of the statements which, as required by law, Federal employees filed with their employing agencies during calendar year 1999 concerning gifts received from foreign government sources. The compilation includes reports of both tangible gifts and gifts of travel or travel expenses of more than minimal value, as defined by statute.

Publication of this listing in the Federal Register is required by Section 7342(f) of Title 5, Unites States Code, as added by Section 515(a)(1) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1978 (Public Law 95-105, August 17, 1977, 91 Stat. 865).

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Dated: March 10, 2000.

Bonnie Cohen,

Under Secretary for Management.

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Report of Tangible Gifts

Name and title of person accepting the gift on behalf of the U.S. GovernmentGift, date of acceptance on behalf of the U.S. Government, estimated value, and current disposition or locationIdentity of foreign donor and governmentCircumstances justifying acceptance
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President40″ x 29″ gilt framed oil painting of an autumn landscape that depicts a shepherd and goats. Recd—October 20, 1998. Est. Value—$1500. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Petru Lucinschi, President of the Republic of MoldovaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentSix bottles of sake. Recd—November 20, 1998. Est. Value—$72. Accepted by Another Government AgencyHis Excellency, Keizo Obuchi, The Prime Minister of Japan and Mrs. ObuchiNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Two bonsai trees. One is a 250-year-old Ezo Spruce, $9000. The other is an 80-year-old Trident Maple, $5500. Recd—November 20, 1998. Est. Value—$14500. Accepted by Another Government Agency
President49″ tall wood chair with a black leather seat and carved back splat that depicts the Mexican and American flags, an eagle, a snake, and two hands, and reads “USA and Mexico.” Recd—January 15, 1999. Est. Value—$1000. Archives ForeignSr. Victor Cervera Pacheco, Governor of Yucatan MexicoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President(1) Rosary with white glass beads and silver-tone crucifix, $15. (2) Three limited edition Vatican coins: bronze, silver, and 22 kt. gold. Each is 44 mm diameter and is decorated with an image of the Pope and Latin text, $1000. Recd—January 26, 1999. Est. Value—$1015. Archives ForeignHis Holiness John Paul IINon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President(1) Paperback. “The Routes of Al-Andalus,” by various authors, $15. (2) Three hardcover books. “The Fires of Excellence,” by Miles Danby, “The Alhambra in Detail,” by Aurelio Cid Acedo, and “American Orientalists,” by Gerald Ackerman, $45. (3) 38″ x 30″ gilt framed and matted series of four etchings, two depict landscapes and two depict buildings in Spain, $600. Recd—February 3, 1999. Est. Value—$660. Archives ForeignHis Majesty Juan Carlos I, King of SpainNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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President31″ x 26″ silver-tone framed and double matted antique map circa 1669 of the United States, Canada, and Greenland; sight size 24″ x 18″. Recd—February 19, 1999. Est. Value—$1200. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Jacques Chirac, President of the French RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President4″ x 6″ ornate reticulated silver tray. Recd—March 5, 1999. Est. Value—$1400. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Massimo D'Alema and Mrs. D'Alema, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President(1) 13″ x 22″ ceramic wall hanging that depicts a boy peeking through a cactus, $185. (2) Paperback. “Ceramica,” by Cesar Sermeno, $5. Recd—March 9, 1999. Est. Value—$190. Archives Foreign.His Excellency Armando Calderon Sol, President of the Republic of El SalvadorNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
(1) Bottle of Foucher white wine. (2) Bottle of Cousine-Macul cabernet sauvignon. (3) Bottle of Finlandia vodka. (4) Bottle of Johnnie Walker Black Label scotch. (5) Bottle of Corodniu champagne. Recd—March 9, 1999. Est. Value—$120. Accepted by Another Government Agency
President(1) 9″ bronze sculpture that depicts hands reaching upward, on a 5″ square black wooden base, $500. (2) Two 11″ x 14″ x 6″ inlaid wooden boxes that contain stationery and a black pen, personalized for the President and First lady, $800. (3) Two cases of refill stationery, $400. Recd—March 10, 1999. Est. Value—$1700. Archives Foreign.His Excellency Alvaro Arzu Irigoyen, President of the Republic of GuatemalaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President(1) 23″ x 16″ paper scroll honoring the President's visit to Honduras, $25. (2) 7″ long silver key, held in a 14″ x 10″ x 4″ wooden box with blue velvet lining, $400. Recd—March 11, 1999. Est. Value—$425. Archives Foreign.The Honorable Dr. Vilma R. de Castellanos, Mayor of Tegucigalpa, Tegucigalpa, HondurasNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President18″ x 15″ black wood framed and matted watercolor painting of a white domed building, a fountain, and trees. Recd—March 17, 1999. Est. Value— $1200. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Bertie Ahern, Prime Minister of IrelandNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Dublin crystal oval dish with etching that reads “Presented to Bill Clinton, President of the United States on the Occassion of St. Patrick's Day, 1999, by the Taoesich Bertie Ahern”; approximately 14″ long x 16″ tall x 18″ wide. Recd—March 17, 1999. Est. Value—$1200. Archives Foreign Start Printed Page 15938
President20″ x 13″ mother-of-pearl and abalone oval shadow box Nativity scene with a horseshoe-shaped crown on top. Inside the crown is an angel and a man. Recd—March 23, 1999. Est. Value—$750. Archives ForeignMr. Yasser Arafat, Chairman, Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation OrganizationNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President5″ square x 3″ tall Christian Dior men's burlwood jewelry box with removable top drawer lined with suede, and lid with small gilt handle. Recd—April 23, 1999. Est. Value—$250. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Jacques Chirac, President of the French RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President(1) 6″ x 7″ bronze statute of three men and one woman on a ship, on a marble base, $750. (2) 15″ x 5″ diameter green vase hand-painted with purple and blue stemmed irises, $250. Recd—April 24, 1999. Est. Value—$1000. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Leonid Kuchma, President of UkraneNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President5″ x 2″ silver box with lid rimmed with 18 kt. gold border and the seal of Kazakhstan engraved on top. Recd—April 14, 1999. Est. value—$2000. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of the Republic of KazakhstanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President8″ tall 14 kt. gold and silver tree with green enamel leaves and grapes, on a 3″ x 6″ marble stand. Recd—April 24, 1999. Est. Value—$2500. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Eduard Shevardnadze, President of GeorgiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President.5 liter bottle of liquor, vintage 1963. Recd—May 3, 1999. Est. Value—$50. Accepted by Another Government AgencyHis Excellency Viktor Orban, The Prime Minister of the Republic of Hungary and Mrs. OrbanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentGilt framed pastel and gold wash painting of Mount Fuji at sunset with a pine forest in the foreground, under glass; sight size 16″ x 20″; signed in calligraphy. Recd—May 3, 1999 Est. Value—$2500. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Keizo Obuchi, The Prime Minister of Japan and Mrs. ObuchiNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentThree bottles of 1995 Szepsy wine. Recd—June 8, 1999. Est. Value—$90. Accepted by Another Government AgencyHis Excellency Arpad Goncz, The President of the Republic of Hungary and Mrs. GonczNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentHandcrafted 32 piece lead crystal chess set. Board is 21″ square with black marble base and crystal top. Each playing piece is 2-3″ tall, one side has a white marble base, the other has a black marble base. Recd—June 22, 1999. Est. Value—$1400. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Dr. Janez Drnovsek, Prime Minister of the Republic of SloveniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President13″ x 27″ wood carving of a bird and two bunches of grapes, with a 2.5″ wooden border. Recd—June 24, 1999. Est. Value—$500. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Ljubco Georgievski, The Prime Minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Mrs. GeorgievskaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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President65″ x 78″ earth-tone wool tapestry wall hanging reproduction that depicts a city street filled with people. Recd—July 1, 1999. Est. Value—$2500. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Mohamed Hosny Mubarak, President of the Arab Republic EgyptNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentLeather-bound antique book with gilt edging. “The Recovery of Jerusalem,” by Captain Charles Wilson and Captain Warren; original edition published 1871. Recd—July 16, 1999. Est. Value—$700. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Ehud Barak, The Prime Minister of Israel and Mrs. BarakNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President8″ diameter carved gold chased metal and vermeil tray with tree matching 4″ tall pedestal cordial glasses. Recd—July 27, 1999. Est. Value—$300. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Sergei Stepashin, Chairman of the Government of the Russian FederationNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentAntique leather-bound books. (1) Six volume set of “The World Crisis,” by Winston Churchill, first edition, $2400. (2) “Historic, Military, and Naval Anecdotes,” by Edward Orme; illustrated with hand-colored lithographs, first edition, $3000. (3) “Sonnets,” by the Italian poet Petrarch, hand-illuminated edition, $5000. (4) “Commentaries,” by Caesar, edited by Clark in a large rebacked folio with maps, plans, and plates, $4000. Recd—September 1, 1999. Est. Value—$14400. Archives ForeignHis Majesty Mohamed VI, King of MoroccoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
8″ x 11″ green leather portfolio embossed with the seal of Morocco. Recd—September 1, 1999. Est. Value—$30. Archives Foreign
President59″ x 67″ sage, beige, brown, and maroon colored rug titled “Whaka Hura”; limited edition. Recd—September 13, 1999. Est. Value—$2824. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Sir Michael Hardie-Boys, G.C.M.G., Governor General of New ZealandNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President9″ diameter bronze incense burner with animal head ring handles. Bowl and legs have inlaid lacquer, shell, and mother-of-pearl traditional motifs and figures. Matching lid has open ventilation slots, inlaid folk instruments motif, and is capped with a “fu dog” finial. Burner stands on a tripodial base with plaque that reads “With the compliments from H.E. Mr. Phan Van Khai, Prime Minister, Socialist Republic of Vietnam.” Recd—September 13, 1999. Est. Value—$500. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Phan Van Khai, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of VietnamNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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President(1) 8″ x 17″ etched and sand blasted blue crystal canoe, $125. (2) Two woven pouches that contain a greenstone from the Ngai Tahu tribe and a Kauri tree seed, a symbolic tree in New Zealand, $30. (3) 18″ x 18″ x 10″ black wooden box with wool lining and a removable lid with an applied leaf design, $45. Recd—September 13, 1999. Est. Value—$200. Archives ForeignThe Right Honorable Jenny Shipley, P.C., The Prime Minister of New Zealand and Mr. ShipleyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President24″ x 20″ gilt wood framed and matted impressionist style winter landscape oil painting titled “Vienvra le Temps,” that depicts a hiking man sitting under a tree next to a campfire; painted and signed by Serge Brunoni; sight size 12″ x 16″. Recd—September 30, 1999. Est. Value—$800. Archives ForeignThe Right Honorable Jean Chretien, P.C., M.P., Prime Minister of CanadaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President11″ tall x 9″ long x 3″ wide solid bronze sculpture of a woodland caribou; signed by artist Huguette Joneas. Recd—October 9, 1999. Est. Value—$1200. Archives ForeignThe Honorable Lucien Bouchard, Prime Minister of the Province of QuebecNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President14″ cut crystal Valaska Bela vase with a snowflake motif and sawtooth border. Recd—October 9, 1999. Est. Value—$550. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Eduard Kukan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Slovak RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentHardcover book. “The Mosaics of Jordan,” by Michele Piccirillo. Recd—October 12, 1999. Est. Value—$65. Archives ForeignTheir Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania al Abdullah, JordanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President9″ x 10″ long silver model of a single-sailed Norwegian Viking boat, which sits on a 6″ x 7.5″ wooden base with silver plaque. Recd—October 15, 1999. Est. Value—$700. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Kjell Magne Bondevik, Prime Minister of NorwayNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
PresidentGilt framed shadow box that contains a gold-tone reproduction of a Panamanian Huaca. Recd—October 19, 1999. Est. Value—$200. Archives ForeignHer Excellency Mireya Moscoso, President of the Republic of PanamaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President10.5″ tall x 10″ wide silver eagle with vermeil gold beak and talons, that sits on a wooden base with plaque. Recd—October 28, 1999. Est. Value—$2800. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Olusegun Obasanjo, The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Mrs. ObasanjoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President(1) Three hardcover books. “Norway,” “The Other Side of Blue,” and “Living in Norway,” $60. (2) 8″ x 10″ framed photograph of King Harald and Queen Sonja, $20. Recd—November 1, 1999. Est. Value—$80. Archives ForeignTheir Majesties, The King and Queen of NorwayNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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18″ tall bronze abstract sculpture of a man and woman standing together, titled “Unity,” signed by artist Kjersti, W., that sits on a 8″ x 5.5″ black marble base. Recd—November 1, 1999. Est. Value—$3000. Archives Foreign
President15″ x 19″ mother-of-pearl and abalone shadow box Nativity scene. Recd—November 1, 1999. Est. Value—$1000. Archives ForeignMr. Yasser Arafat, Chairman, Committee of the Palestine Liberation OrganizationNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President16″ x 14″ x 8″ 18 kt. gold mantle clock with Arabic numerals, with a sterling silver Arabian horse with traditional Bahraini dress saddle that stands on a malachite base. Recd—November 3, 1999. Est. Value—$12000. Archives ForeignHis Royal Highness Prince Bandar bin Sultan, Ambassador of Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President(1) Hardcover book. “Istanbul,” $50. (2) 12″ silver coffee pot that sits on a 6″ diameter base, with inscription on base that reads “As a memory of visiting Istanbul: Earl Cakir,” $2500. Recd—November 17, 1999. Est. Value—$2550. Archives ForeignThe Honorable Erol Cakir, Governor of Istanbul, The Republic of TurkeyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President15″ x 9″ ornately carved gold and silver religious icon in the shape of an altar with a picture of the Virgin Mary of Soumela in the center; mounted on an 18″ x 12″ velvet-covered board. Recd—November 22, 1999. Est. Value—$800. Archives ForeignThe Honorable Dimitris L. Avramopoulos, The Mayor of Athens and Mrs. Avramopoulos, The Hellenic RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President(1) 14″ tall x 14″ wide x 6″ deep grey/green carved marble eagle, $1000. (2) 2.5″ diameter silver medallion that depicts a religious man with a beard, with writing around the rim, $50. Recd—November 22, 1999. Est. Value—$1050. Archives ForeignThe Honorable Yordon Sokolov, President, National Assembly, Republic of BulgariaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
(1) Videotape. “Panorama,” $15. (2) Hardcover book. “120 Years National Assembly 1879-1999,” by the National Assembly in Sofia, $25. Recd—November 22, 1999. Est. Value—$40. Archives Foreign.
President28″ x 23″ gilt and peach framed abstract oil painting that depicts a blue cup and a peach block in the lower corner on a navy background; sight size 19″ x 24″. Recd—November 22, 1999. Est. Value—$300. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Petar Stoyanov, The President of the Republic of Bulgaria and Mrs. StoyanovaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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President(1) 31″ x 43″ oil painting on canvas titled “The Well,” in a 49.5″ x 38″ gilt frame. Piece depicts a stone well in a barren landscape of muted grey, blue, and green tones, $3500. (2) Silver medallion engraved with the image of a Ukrainian palace, $50. (3) 3″ x 1″ gold-plated sculpture in the shape of a wand and a crown, all of which sit on a green marble base, $40. (4) 8″ diameter green glass vase with blue, grey, red, and yellow circles and swirls, $250. Recd—December 8, 1999. Est. Value—$3840. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Leonid Kuchma, President of UkraineNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
(1) Bottle of Hetman vodka (2) Bottle of Ukrainian liquor. Recd—December 8, 1999. Est. Value—$65. Accepted by Another Government Agency.
President(1) Three ceramic coffee canisters, with gold-tone clasps, $60. (2) Small navy blue nylon backpack, $25. (3) Green apron with gold vertical stripes, $30. (4) Green pot holder with gold vertical stripes, $15. (5) Navy blue plastic tote bag with gold stars, $20. (6) Light brown “Millennium Bear” teddy bear, $50. (7) 18″ x 27″ braided wicker basket, $60. (8) 14″ oatmeal and brown Harrods teddy bear with a maroon fleece hat and scarf, $75. (9) 10″ brass and glass coffee pot, $60. (10) Silver corkscrew, $35. (11) Two 7″ silver candlesticks, $60. (12) 9″ crystal decanter with gold trim, $100. (13) Set of four crystal brandy glasses with gold trim, $200. (14) Silver gray ladle, $25. (15) 9″ silver platter, $50. (16) 8″ silver gravy boat, $40. (17) 8″ cream colored cake stand with a green and purple grape and leaf pattern, $75. Recd—December 16, 1999. Est. Value—$980. Archives ForeignHis Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu' Izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei DarussalamNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Assorted wine, champagne, candles, and food products, all from Harrods. Recd—December 16, 1999. Est. Value—$1200. Accepted by Another Government Agency.
PresidentSet of 14 kt. gold cuff links and tie clip that bear the seal of Finland. Recd—December 17, 1999. Est. Value—$575. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Martti Ahtisaari, President of FinlandNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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PresidentThree 29″ diameter circular leather mats and one 11.5′ x 10′ leather floor covering. All items are primarily beige with green stripes and a red and white floral and heart pattern. The three round mats are embroidered to read “Bill Clinton.” Recd—December 18, 1999. Est. Value—$5000. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Jibril Muhammad Aminu, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of NigeriaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President10″ x 8″ gold and silver sculpture with a circular flat top lined with small animals and a carved object in the middle, on a blue-green marble/granite base. Recd—December 20, 1999. Est. Value—$1000. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of the Republic of KazakhstanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
(1) Two 18 kt. gold rings attached to a pendant and cuff bracelet by two thin gold chains. All pieces are embedded with turquoise stones, $1800. (2) 12″ x 10″ green marble two-piece sculpture. The sphere has a metal ring that reads “Cooperative Threat Reduction,” which sits in a concave spot on the marble base, $150. (3) Set of 18 kt. gold rectangular cuff links with an intricately carved design on each, $225. Recd—December 20, 1999. Est. Value—$2175. Archives Foreign
President(1) Case of eight bottles of olive oil. (2) Two 10lb. bags of dates. Recd—December 29, 1999. Est. Value—$200. Accepted by Another Government AgencyHis Excellency Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali, The President of the Republic of Tunisia and Mrs. Ben AliNon-acceptance would cause embarrasment to donor and U.S. Government.
20″diameter x 15″ tall yellow and purple leather ottman storage box. Ottoman is hollow with lid. Inside the ottoman are two 14″diameter x 5″ tall purple and yellow leather trays. Recd—December 29, 1999. Est. Value—$350. Archives Foreign
President and First Lady(1) Silver brooch with clusters of pearls in the shape of a daisy, $185. (2) 2″ x 8″ x 10″ black lacquer box with gold wheat desing on the lid, $250. Recd—June 22, 1994. Est. Value—$435. Archives ForeignTheir Imperial Majesties The Emperor and Empress of JapanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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President and First Lady(1) 15″ tall porcelain figure of a woman dancer with long brown hair and a white hardened mesh dress standing on a rock surrounded by puffins, $350. (2) 9″ x 7″ gold-tone framed poem titled “Dance In The Wind” $25. (3) 6″ x 4″ white and blue porcelain stand that reads “Dance In The Wind, Limited Edition No. 1, Presented to Hillary Clinton by the City of Limerick, Ireland, 5th of September 1998,” $50. Recd—September 8, 1998. Est. Value—$425. Archives ForeignMr. Joe Harrington Mayor of Limerick IrelandNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President and First LadyFor the President: 10″ tall off-white carved bone that depicts a warrior wearing a jaguar headdress; a lion's head protrudes from the top of the bone; sitting on a 3″ diameter wooden base, $200. For the First Lady: 1″ x 2″ gold filigree cross pendant, $250. Recd—February 14, 1999. Est. Value—$450. Archives ForeignThe Honorable Licenciado Xavier Abreu Sierra, Presidente Municipal de Merida, Merida, Yucatan MexicoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President and First LadyFor the President: Two volume and antique book set. “The History of the Conquest of Mexico By the Spaniards,” by Don Antonio de Solis, $400. For the First Lady: (1) Book. “Rebuzus de la Collection,” by Robert Everts, $50. (2) Traditional Mexican shawl, $150. Recd—February 15, 1999. Est. Value—$600. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de Leon, President of the United Mexican StatesNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President and First LadyFor the President: 15″ x 20″ light yellow/brown traditional Ashanti stool with various shaped carvings, $500. For the First Lady: (1) Three 11″ x 13″ gilt framed and matted shadow boxes containing multicolored cotton traditional Ghanaian cloths, $375. (2) 23″ long yellow traditional Ghanaian beaded a necklace with blue, white, and red stripes, and two 1″ gold tube accents, with a matching bracelet, $100. (3) 18″ long 18 kt. gold link necklace with a 1″ pure gold nugget pendant, and a pair of matching 2″ dangling pierced earrings with .5″ pure gold nuggets at the ends, $1400. Recd—February 23, 1999. Est. Value—$2375. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings, (Ret.), The President of the Republic of Ghana and Mrs. RawlingsNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President and First LadyFor the President: 20″ x 13″ x 11″ wood lacquered humidor with two drawers, $650. For the First Lady: 1″ x 2″ x 14 kt. gold filigree leaf-shaped brooch, $300. Recd—March 10, 1999. Est. Value—$950. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Arnoldo Aleman, The President of the Republic of Nicaragua and Mrs. AlemanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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President and First LadyFor the President: 23″ x 15″ black framed and matted pen sketch of a Warsaw city square; signed by the artist Solom Krosimy, $300. For the First Lady: 90″ x 16″ blue silk table runner with rust, pink, green, tan, and blue floral motif, gold backing, and silver fringe on both ends, $165. Recd—April 23, 1999. Est. Value—$465. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Aleksander Kwasniewski, The President of the Republic of Poland and Mrs. KwasniewskiNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President and First Lady(1) Hardcover book. “Together Towards the New Century: Official Visit of Heydar Aliyev to the United States of America,” $40. (2) Paperback. “NATO and Azerbaijan,” $10. (3) Silver and vermeil wine decanter ewer set with six cups and a platter. 13″ tall decanter has long spout and handle, with blue, white and green floral enamel motif. 3.5″ tall cups have engraved silver floral motif and sit on a gold stem. 16″ x 12″ platter has white, blue, and green floral enamel work on each scalloped end and a silver medallion in the center of the platter surrounded by a gold engraved background, $2500. (4) Silver and vermeil tea set with six settings and a black and white enamel floral motif; that includes 8.5″ tall teapot with gold spout, handle, and attached lid; 3″ diameter gold saucers; 1.5″ tall x 2.5″ diameter teacups; 3.5″ long spoons; 13″ diameter platter with silver rim, gold trimmed circle of black and white enamel work at the center, $3000. Recd—April 24, 1999. Est. Value—$5550. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Heydar Aliyev, President of the Republic of AzerbaijanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President and First LadyFor the First Lady: 4″ x 7″ round crystal bowl with geometric and vine motif, $350. For the President: 30″ x 34″ brown framed and double matted 22″ x 26″ print of a crane in red and black, titled “Radiant Loon”; signed by the artist Kenojuak; numbered 15/50, $1000. Recd—April 24, 1999. Est. Value—$1350. Archives ForeignThe Right Honorable Jean Chretien, P.C., M.P., The Prime Minister of Canada and Mrs. ChretienNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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President and First LadyFor the First Lady: (1) 13″ x 9″ round silver vessel with a floral and bird relief. Vessel has a hinged lid with a gold spiral leaf finial, $1200. (2) 48″ x 96″ rust, orange, blue, and tan Vakko silk scarf with a geometric and floral motif, $150. (3) Two silver frames with a rope border, a name plate of donor, and the Turkish crest, each including photographs inscribed by the donor, $600. For the President: Large hardcover book “Istanbul Capital of Empires,” by Ertug, $200. Recd—April 24, 1999. Est. Value—$2150. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Suleyman Demirel, The President of the Republic of Turkey and Mrs. DemirelNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President and First Lady(1) Six place settings, including a four piece silver flatware set with a symbol that depicts an eagle at the bottom of each piece, $3300. (2) 13″ brass Chillim pipe that has turquoise beads in a floral motif, $300. (3) 19″ long wooden flute with mother-of-pearl inlay floral design, $175. Recd—April 24, 1999. Est. Value—$3775. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Islam Karimov, President of the Republic of UzbekistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President and First LadyFor the President: 9″ diameter bronze plate with silver overlay and crest in the center and an etched signature, $300. For the First Lady: 3″ x 3″ silver model of a domed church, $250. Recd—April 24, 1999. Est. Value—$550. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Petar Stoyanov, The President of the Republic of Bulgaria and Mrs. StoyanovaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President and First Lady43″ x 30″ gilt framed pencil sketch of butterflies, pink roses, orchids, and seven face profiles with a 5″ x 3″ square cut out in the center of the piece with sketches of five additional profiles. Recd—April 28, 1999. Est. Value—$750. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Vaclav Havel, President of the Czech RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President and First Lady(1) 4′ x 8′ red hand-woven wool rug with green, black, blue, and yellow vertical stripes, $800. (2) 4′ x 3′ black wood framed painting titled “Spring/Winter,” that is divided into two halves, one half has blue paint splatters and a blue horizontal stripe, other half has yellow paint splatters and a yellow horizontal stripe, $1200. (3) 72″ x 28″ rust and mustard colored silk shawl with a gold braided border and nine embroidered flowers with stems standing vertically from the base, $400. Recd—May 18, 1999. Est. Value—$2400. Archives ForeignTheir Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania al Abdullah, JordanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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President and First LadyFor the First Lady: 16″ long Gilbert Albert black leather necklace with silver pendant that depicts three conch shells with a pink pearl in the center, $450. For the President: 10″ dark wood Gilbert Albert letter opener with two silver conch shells and one small pink pearl on the end, $300. Recd—June 16, 1999. Est. Value—$750. Archives ForeignThe Honorable Pierre Muller, Mayor of Geneva, SwitzerlandNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President and First LadyFor the President: 9″ square wooden Hermes picture frame with burgundy leather hinge that opens to display two 4.5″ square pictures, $200. For the First Lady: 18 kt. gold Claude Lalanne floral brooch depicting a dogwood blossom, $750. Recd—June 17, 1999. Est. Value—$950. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Jacques Chirac, President of the French RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President and First LadyFor the President: Silver-plated Waterman “Night and Day” fountain pen that has silver and black horizontal stripes and black tips, $345. For the First Lady: 9.5″ tall x 4″ diameter cobalt blue porcelain vase with gilt fleur-de-lis accents and gilt rim, $300. Recd—June 17, 1999. Est. Value—$645. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Lionel Jospin, The Prime Minister of the French Republic and Mrs. JospinNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President and First Lady10″ tall white cloisonne vase with gold trim and adorned with green, blue, and pink flowers, that sits on a silver base. Recd—July 3, 1999. Est. Value—$300. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Kim Dae-jung, The President of the Republic of Korea and Mrs. KimNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President and First Lady(1) 11″ tall black hand-woven handbag with a pink, yellow, and green floral motif with drawstring closure and a woven shoulder strap, $50. (2) 100″ x 95″ ornate white hand-woven hammock with braided fringe and a peacock motif on the edges, $450. Recd—September 21, 1999. Est. Value—$500. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Andres Pastrana, The President of the Republic of Colombia and Mrs. PastranaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President and First Lady(1) 15″ x 22″ mother-of-pearl and abalone shadow box Nativity scene that reads “Bethlehem 2000″ across the front, $1000. (2) 16″ 18kt. gold hourglass link necklace with hexagonal diamond pendant with a blue sapphire in lower center, $5000. Recd—September 23, 1999. Est. Value—$6000. Archives ForeignMr. Yasser Arafat, Chairman, Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation OrganizationNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President and First Lady23″ tall ceramic vase in blue, green, white, and gold pattern with gold around the rim and base. Recd—October 12, 1999. Est. Value—$300. Archives ForeignTheir Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania al Abdullah, JordanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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46″ x 29″ tile mosaic depicting the Church of St. Stephen on a beige background with yellow, rust, black, and brown. Recd—October 12, 1999. Est. Value—$3500. Archives Foreign
President and First LadyFor the President: 53″ x 41″ gilt wood framed and matted dot painting of the President wearing a black suit and a red and blue striped tie with a red and yellow background; sight size 36″ x 25″, $100. For the First Lady: Two traditional Nigerian silk outfits, each includes a mesh silk shirt and three wraps. One wrap measures 88″ x 50″, one measures 44″ x 27″, and the other measures 21″ x 74″. The first outfit is beige with gold and blue weaving, blue vertical stripes, and gold diagonal stripes with gold fringe, $360. The second outfit is silk with gold and brown weaving, pink and gold flowers, brown, gold, and red horizontal stripes and gold fringe, $310. Recd—October 28, 1999. Est. Value—$770. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Olusegun Obasanjo, The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Mrs. ObasanjoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President and First Lady(1) Two 42″ x 91″ and 42″ x 150″ black, rust, and cream silk sarees with an exotic print, $300. (2) 24″ square wood framed 3-dimensional wood carving that depicts a female Hindu Goddess playing a sitar in a forest setting, $1000. (3) 11″ diameter orange alabaster bowl with silver banding on the outside rim that sits on a wooden base, $600. Recd—November 12, 1999. Est. Value—$1900. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Abdurrahman Wahid, The President of the Republic of Indonesia and Mrs. WahidNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President and First LadyFor the First Lady: 12″ x 9″ silver oval hanging mirror with silver chain, scalloped edges and raised heart motif on the back, $700. For the President: White album of photographs commemorating the President and First Lady's State Visit to Ankara, Turkey, $50. Recd—November 15, 1999. Est. Value—$750. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Suleyman Demirel, The President of the Republic of Turkey and Mrs. DemirelNon-acceptance would causeembarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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President and First Lady(1) 18 kt. gold brooch with grape leaf motif that reads “2000,” $450. (2) Three butterfly pins, one large silver, one medium gold, and one small silver, $250. (3) Paperback. “Tsitouras: Discover the Tsitouras Collection 1999,” $15. (4) Pair of 18″ tall ornately engraved silver candlesticks on a tripodial base with clawed feet, $8000. Recd—November 17, 1999. Est. Value—$8715. Archives ForeignHis All Holiness Bartholomew Archbishop of Constantinople, New Rome and Ecumenical PatriarchNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
21″ x 15″ unframed religious paper with four gold leaf squares of Jesus at various stages in his life and Turkish writings in the background. Recd—November 17, 1999. Est. Value—$800. Archives Foreign
Two paperbacks. “Conversations With Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I,” by Oliver Clement, and “The Orthodox Church and the Environment,” by Athena Schina. Recd—November 17, 1999. Est. Value—$35. Archives Foreign
President and First LadyFor the President: (1) Paperback. “Coins and Numismatics,” published by the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and the Numismatic Museum, $25. (2) Three laminated pamphlets. “Archaic Horsemen of the Acropolis,” $5. (3) Large hardcover book about ancient artifacts, written in Greek, $75. For the First Lady: Hardcover book. “Greek Jewellery[sic]: 6,000 Years of Tradition,” published by The Archaeological Receipts Fund, $50. Recd—November 19, 1999. Est. Value—$155. Archives ForeignHer Excellency Elisavet Papazoi, Minister of Culture of the Hellenic RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
For the President: (1) Four ancient silver Greek coins, $200. (2) 7″ tall composition replica bust of a young boy titled “The Head of Eros,” on a 3″ square wooden base, $50. (3) Paperback. “The Monuments of the Acropolis,” by Maria Brouskari, $20. For the First Lady: Gold-plated eight-petaled rosette brooch, $65. Recd—November 19, 1999. Est. Value—$335. Archives Foreign
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President and First LadyFor the First Lady: 8″ x 6″ silver Hellenistic Water-Jug pitcher with scrolled handle and spout that resembles a leather sac, $1200. For the President and First Lady: (1) Hardcover book. “The Olympic Games in Ancient Greece,” edited by Nicolaos Yalouris, $40. (2) 24″ x 11″ x 1″ off-white ceramic reproduction of an ancient relief that depicts two youths playing hockey with four onlookers, $175. Recd—November 20, 1999. Est. Value—$1415. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Constantine Simitis, The Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic and Mrs. SimitisNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First FamilyFor the First Family: (1) 66″ x 65″ cherry wood framed and matted color sketch of the First Family at the Great Wall of China, $4000. (2) Hardcover book. “The Life and Works of Wang Yingchun and Yang Lizhou,” $30. For the First Lady: Four silk shirts, one short sleeve with green and white stripes, two short sleeve with tan and white stripes, and one tan long sleeve, $160. Recd—April 8, 1999. Est. Value—$4190. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Zhu Rongji, The Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China and Madame LaoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First FamilyFor the President: Paperback. “The Exhibition of Hohrin Fukuoji,” $100. For the First Lady: (1) 12″ x 9″ black lacquer letter box with gold and pink flowers painted on lid, $600. (2) 76″ x 16″ silk shawl, half black, half white, with a silk rose and leaf on each end, $200. (3) 21″ x 18″ silver blue framed and matted Japanese poem written in charcoal, made by Mrs. Obuchi, $500. For Chelsea Clinton: 5″ x 4″ brass Mikimoto frame inlaid with lapis and two cultured pearls, $300. Recd—May 3, 1999. Est. Value—$1700. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Keizo Obuchi, The Prime Minister of Japan and Mrs. ObuchiNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Family(1) 25″ x 18″ framed impression of 200 nails on white flat paper, enclosed in a 33″ x 27″ plexiglass case; signed by artist Ueker, $2500. (2) Large hardcover book. “Ueker,” inscribed by artist, $30. (3) Two 80″ x 30″ black cashmere Jil Sander scarves, $1000. Recd—June 16, 1999. Est. Value—$3530. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Gerhard Schroeder, The Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany and Mrs SchroederNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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First FamilyFor the President and First Lady: Set of 12 handblown clear crystal wine glasses by Oskar Kogoj, each with unique colored stem design. Three 6″ tall, six 8″ tall, and three 10″ tall. Five of the glasses have a flared cone base, $600. For the President: Hardcover book. “Ljubljana: A Pictorial Chronicle of a Capital City,” by Marko Habic, $40. For the First Lady: (1) Hardcover book. “Nature Design,” written and inscribed by Oskar Kogoj, $40. (2) Hardcover book. “Ljubljana: City of Culture,” by Bojana Leskovar, $20. For Chelsea Clinton: Hardcover book. Recd—June 21, 1999. Est. Value—$740. Archives ForeignThe Honorable Viktorija Potocnik, Mayor of Ljubljana SloveniaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First FamilyFor the President: (1) 14″ x 10″ reproduction of the first Slovenian Bible, circa 1584, with brown leather cover. The Bible is stored in a 15″ x 12″ engraved wooden box, $250. For the First Lady: 16″ x 42″ cream colored intricately woven doily table runner with scalloped edges, $100. For the President and First Lady: Two brown leather photo albums commemorating the President and First Lady's trip to Slovenia, June 1999, $150. For Chelsea Clinton: (1) Hardcover book. “Slovenske Krajine,” by Dusan Ogrin; inscribed by Ana and Spela Kucan, $30. (2) Paperback, “Krajine/Landscapes,” written and inscribed by Ana Kucan, $20. (3) Small silver dove pendant on a silver chain, $50. Recd—June 22, 1999. Est. Value—$600. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Milan Kucan, The President of the Republic of Solvenia and Mrs. KucanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First FamilyFor the President: (1) Black and green wool and viscose baseball cap that reads “Ireland,” $20. (2) Grey, blue, and black wool fisherman's sweater, $85. (3) Pair of 18 kt. gold Cartier cuff links in the shape of a car's head with emerald eyes and onyx nose, $1500. For the First Lady: Pair of Saks Fifth Avenue 18kt. white gold loop earrings encircled with gold and diamonds, $4000. For Chelsea Clinton: 18kt. gold Tiffany & Co. charm bracelet with five charms depicting starfish and hearts, $1200. Reed—July 5, 1999. Est. Value—$6805. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of PakistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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First FamilyFor Chelsea Clinton: (1) 16″ sliver red carnelian beaded necklace with eight carved seals and a flat oval red stone pendant, $400. (2) 70″ square purple, blue, and fuchsia silk scarf with a white circular pattern, $100. (3) 7″ purple satin purse with purple fringe and metal sequins, $30. For the First Lady: (1) 54″ x 16″ hand printed gold, orange, blue, turquoise, and black silk scarf, $60. (2) 3″ silver brooch with a 1″ lapis stone and a small red coral stone, $200. (3) 16″ carved silver serving tray with handles; attached to tray by a ribbon are 10 embroidered napkins, $550. For the President: (1) 9″ diameter scalloped silver serving bowl and lid with carved silver flower finial, $450. (2) 4″ tall scalloped silver creamer with handle and matching 6″ diameter drip plate, $450. (3) 54″ x 60″ red, blue, green, gold, black, and orange handwoven Anatolian wool rug with braided fringe, $2000. (4) Two large hardcover copies of the book “Anatolian Carpet,” $50. (5) Leather-bound book. “Architecture of the Ottoman Empire,” $375. (6) Paperback. “Turkish Handwoven Carpets,” $50. Recd—September 28, 1999. Est. Value—$4715. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Bulent Ecevit, Prime Minister of the Republic of TurkeyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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First FamilyFor Chelsea Clinton: Silver five piece mirror/hairbrush set with raised floral pattern. Set includes a 9.5″ handheld mirror, a 7″ comb, a 9″ oval brush with handle, a 7″ oval lint brush, and a 3″ powder box with lid, $1200. For the First Lady: Large silk-covered book. “Silks for the Sultans,” by Ahmet Ertug, $150. For the President: (1) Large fabric-covered book. “In Pursuit of Excellence,” by Ahmet Ertug, $125. (2) Set of seven commemorative Turkish coins, one 25 lira gold, and six 3,000,000 lira silver. All read “75 C 1923-1998,” $300. (3) Turkish State Award. Award consists of (a) White enamel and gold trimmed starburst medallion that hangs from a white eagle and olive branches, attached to a red and white striped ribbon. (b) Black leather and velvet portfolio that contains a certificate signed by President Demirel, $500. Recd—November 15, 1999. Est. Value—$2275. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Suleyman Demirel, The President of the Republic of Turkey and Mrs. DemirelNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Family5.5″ long antique silver floral-motif handheld mirror, with six small lapis stones embedded on the front and one larger lapis stone embedded on the back, $200 (2) 16″ x 5″ x 9.5″ light green wooden box with gilt square accents on the top, each square painted with moon and berry designs; lined with tan velvet, $75. Recd—November 15, 1999. Est. Value—$275. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Bulent Ecevit, Prime Minister of the Republic of TurkeyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
(1) 10″ square silk handkerchief trimmed with blue handstitched lace, $50. (2) Handmade 10″ long fork and spoon set made of black horn, inlaid with two stripes of bone and silver on the handles and dots on the tips, $40. (3) 67″ x 17″ handwoven white silk shawl with gold thread floral pattern and white silk fringe on each end, $175. Recd—November 15, 1999. Est. Value—$265. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Bulent Ecevit, Prime Minister of the Republic of TurkeyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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First Family(1) 40″ x 40″ hand-embroidered linen tablecloth with an embroidered floral design in each of the corners and a 1″ gold colored lace doiley trimming the edges, $175. (2) Three hardcover copies of “Ataturk's Izmir Days,” complied by Izmir Valiligi, $150. (3) 42″ x 70″ dark multi-colored burlap kilim with fringed ends, displaying a Turkish design of different abstract shapes, $450. For Chelsea Clinton: 9″ x 9″ black velvet handmade Turkish drawstring handbag with a 3″ diameter gold and silver embroidered emblem and a thin rope shoulder strap, $50. Recd—November 16, 1999. Est. Value—$825. Archives ForeignThe Honorable Kemal Nehrozoglu, Governor of the Province IzmirNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First FamilyFor the First Lady: 18kt. gold bangle bracelet with a lion head on each end, $1200. For Chelsea Clinton: 7″ silver necklace with a 1″ round sodalite pendant, $225. For the President: (1) 9″ diameter x 1.5″ deep silver bowl engraved with a signature and the seal of Greece, $1000. (2) Two. 4.5″ tall hand-hammered silver cups with raised olive branch relieve under the rim. Each cup is 5″ in diameter and sits on a pedestal base, $3,000. Recd—November 19, 1999. Est. Value—$5425; Archives ForeignHis Excellency Constantinos Stephanopoulos, President of the Hellenic RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady26″ x 26″ gilt framed and white matted oil portrait of a man wearing a maroon and brown coat, by Carmelo de Arzadun. Recd—October 4, 1998. Est. Value—$3000. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Dr. Julio Maria Sanguinetti, President of the Oriental Republic of UruguayNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady(1) Two 4″ tall six-sided pots, $40. (2) Two 2″ tall six-sided cache pots, $20. (3) 5″ tall x 10″ diameter red metal bowl with gold trim, $20. (4) 8″ tall x 13″ diameter wooden box covered with blue and multicolored cotton fabric, $10. Recd—February 19, 1999. Est. Value—$90. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Jacques Chirac, President of the French RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady73″ x 18″ grey silk and rayon scarf with a striped and floral pattern. Recd—March 17, 1999. Est. Value—$245. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Bertie Ahern, Prime Minister of IrelandNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady2″ x 3″ 18 kt. gold florentine scarab pendant with blue inlay accents. Recd—March 24, 1999. Est. Value—$1200. Archives ForeignGeneral Selmy Selim, President of Supreme Council, EgyptNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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25″ tall cream Egyptian alabaster vase inlaid with turquoise, lapis, and limestone banding. Recd—March 24, 1999. Est. Value—$1200. Archives Foreign
First Lady39″ diameter mosaic that depicts a man wearing a fruit and leaf crown, with a 7″ wide border that depicts fruit and leaves. Recd—March 26, 1999. Est. Value—$2500. Archives ForeignThe Honorable Muhammid El Hashim Guedria, Governor of Mahidia, The Republic of TunisiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady26″ coral graduated bead necklace with a 7″ matching bracelet and 2″ tear-drop clip-on earrings. Recd—March 31, 1999. Est. Value—$1500. Archives ForeignMrs. Leila Ben Ali, Office of the President of the Republic of TunisiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady48″ square red and white silk Hermes scarf, permanently creased accordion style. Recd—April 23, 1999. Est. Value—$175. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Jacques Chirac, President of the French RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady25″ x 32″ gilt floral framed and matted cotton pastel drawing that is predominantly pink, white, blue, yellow, and black and depicts a woman walking away from a man; titled “Street Scene in Rome”, by Zurab NizRaradze. Recd—April 24, 1999. Est. Value—$400. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Eduard Shevardnadze, President of GeorgiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady12″ x 8″ white Herend porcelain serving bowl bordered in mint green and gold with yellow and green flowers and butterfly motif. Recd—May 3, 1999. Est. Value—$450. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Viktor Orban, The Prime Minister of the Republic of Hungary and Mrs. OrbanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady(1) 80″ x 20″ orange silk shawl with red and gold embroidered paisley design and orange tassles on both ends, $400, (2) 54″ long purple silk dress with purple and gold embroidered flowers and multicolored applique on the sleeves, neck, and sides, $600. Recd—May 18, 1999. Est. Value—$1000. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Abdul Kareem Kabariti, The Chief of the Royal Court and Mrs. Kabariti, Amman, JordanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady(1) 12″ x 7″ white Herend porcelain urn with gilt trim, pink and green flowers and butterfly motif, and matching lid with yellow rose finial, $1400. (2) 22″ x 11″ green velour table runner with gold trim and a 5″ diameter needle-pointed rose in the center, $100. Recd—June 8, 1999. Est. Value—$1500. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Arpad Goncz, The President of the Republic of Hungary and Mrs. GonczNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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First Lady(1) 26″ x 9″ x 9″ carved red wooden statue depicting a woman carrying a baby in her arms and a bowl of fruit on her head, $475. (2) 20″ silver beaded necklace with amber stones, $40. (3) 25″ necklace with rust color seed beads, $65. (3) 9″ irregularly shaped box covered in pink leather, $10. (4) 6′ square cotton/linen blend blanket with white stitching, $75. Recd—June 11, 1999. Est. Value—$665. Archives ForeignMrs. Marguerite Kerekou, First Lady of BeninNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady34″ tall silver-plated samovar with black wood finial lid, two wood side handles, and floral relief. Recd—June 23, 1999. Est. Value—$1300. Archives ForeignMaitre Mohamed Debbagh, President of the Municipal Council Fez, MoroccoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady(1) 30″ ornate gold and silver vermeil belt with an ornate buckle depicting St. George and the Dragon, $1200. (2) 10″ tall silver pitcher with large spout, pedestal base, and curled handle, $1200. Recd—June 23, 1999. Est. Value—$2400. Archives ForeignThe Honorable Leoluca Orlando, Mayor of Palermo, ItalyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady2″ silver brooch with an oval mother-of-pearl center. Recd—June 24, 1999. Est. Value—$135. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Ljubco Georgievski, The Prime Minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Mrs. GeorgievskaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyTwo 14″ x 12″ 18 kt. gold and platinum picture frames with filigree motif and set with amethyst, topaz, garnet, jade, and acquamarine stones. Each hold an 8″ x 10″ photograph. One photograph is of the First Lady and the former King of Morocco. The other is of the former King of Morocco, the First Lady, and Chelsea Clinton walking. Both are inscribed by the former King. Recd—September 7, 1999. Est. Value—$15000. Archives ForeignHis Majesty Mohamed VI, King of MoroccoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady21″ Benin gilt bronze head of a woman with rings around her neck, on a 4″ green stand. Recd—September 16, 1999. Est. Value—$1000. Archives ForeignMrs. Stella Obasanjo, First Lady of the Federal Republic of NigeriaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady(1) 19.5″ silver square link necklace with yellow amber stones. (2) 3/4″ silver square shaped earrings with yellow amber stones. (3) 8″ silver square link bracelet with yellow amber stones. Recd—October 6, 1999. Est. Value—$350. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Bronislaw Geremek, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of PolandNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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First Lady(1) 5″ bronze statue of a man on a 1.5″ black marble stand, by Zofia Wolslka, $3000. (2) Silver medallion depicting the profile of Fryderyk Chopin and his signature, $35. (3) Compact disc. “Chopin Year 1999,” $15. (4) Hardcover book. “Spotkania z Chopinem,” by Edward Hartwig, $45. Recd—October 6, 1999. Est. Value—$3095. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Aleksander Kwasniewski, President of the Republic of PolandNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady(1) Hardcover book. “Slovensko v Obrazoch,” by Remedium, $50. (2) Hardcover book. “Slovakia,” compiled by Eugen Lazistan, $25. (3) Silver medallion that depicts a castle and reads “Prezidentsky Palac v Bratislve,” $35. (4) 3″ antique pottery oil lamp, $75. (5) 4″ antique pottery jug, $100. (6) 3″ antique pottery oil lamp, $75. Items 4-6 are contained on an 11″ x 6″ wooden stand with a gold-tone plaque that reads “Roman Period 63 B.C.E. 330 C.E” with a plastic lid. (7) 24″ x 24″ handwoven cream colored fiber wall hanging with floral design in a gold-tone wooden loom, $150. (8) 27″ x 20″ brightly colored oil painting on canvas that depicts a farm scene with people working, $350. (9) Blue glass tea set with hand-painted pink, yellow, and blue flowers and 24 kt. gold accents. Set includes a teapot, cream pitcher, sugar dish, six teacups, and six saucers, $600. Recd—October 6, 1999. Est. Value—$1460. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Rudolf Schuster, The President of the Slovak Republic and Mrs. SchusterovaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady4″ blue, gold, white, orange, and yellow kelandic glass figure on a 3″ clear glass stand that reads “Forseti Islands.” Recd—October 8, 1999. Est. Value—$300. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, President of the Republic of IcelandNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady10″ cut crystal table Valaska Bela basket with a snowflake motif. Recd—October 9, 1999. Est. Value—$300. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Eduard Kukan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Slovak RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First LadyBlack onyx bead necklace with a pendant of four 14 kt. gold frogs and a pair of matching earrings. Recd—October 19, 1999. Est. Value—$1200. Archives ForeignHer Excellency Mireya Moscoso, President of the Republic of PanamaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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First LadyTwo ornate brass lamps, 58″ in height and 27″ in diameter. Lamps have rectangular glass panels with hinge doors that open and have eight sockets inside, on a brass stand. Lamps are an arabesque, traditional Middle Eastern pattern. Recd—October 26, 1999. Est. Value—$6000. Archives ForeignHis Majesty Mohamed VI, King of MoroccoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady(1) 18 kt. white gold and diamond 16″ necklace with center pendant of seven diamonds, $8500. (2) Pair of open-work 18 kt. white gold and diamond clip-on earrings, $1200. Recd—November 17, 1999. Est. Value—$9700. Archives ForeignTheir Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania al Abdullah, JordanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
(1) 13″ x 13″ x 2″ beige ceramic dish with four trees etched in the center in a darker beige tone, $150. (2) 16″ x 12″ red leather book of photographs commemorating the First Lady's visit to Jordan, $225. (3) 76″ x 48″ cream colored woven rug with three brown, green, and gold trees and cream colored fringe at each end, $675. Recd—November 17, 1999. Est. Value—$1050. Archives Foreign
First Lady80″ x 36″ blue, red, green, black, and white patterned handwoven Turkish rug with cream colored fringe. Recd—November 18, 1999. Est. Value—$600. Archives ForeignThe Honorable Ertugrul Dokuzoglu, Governor of the Province of Antalya, TurkeyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
40″ x 17″ cream colored silk table runner with blue, pink, gold, and green floral embroidery on the ends and silver sequins along the edges. Recd—November 18, 1999. Est. Value—$75. Archives Foreign
First Lady10′′ white, blue, and gold-tone porcelain urn with silver overlay, hearts, and jewelled insets. Recd—November 18, 1999. Est. Value—$850. Archives ForeignThe Honorable Bekir Kumbul, Mayor of Antalya, TurkeyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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First LadySix Coroc Studio purses. (1) 7″ x 13″ purple alligator pattern velvet handbag with two purple leather handles, $125. (2) 10″ x 12″ black leather shoulder bag with three divided compartments and two shoulder straps, $300. (3) 8″ x 14″ metallic grey leather purse with two shoulder straps and snap closure, $225. (4) 11″ x 12″ metallic blue handbag with two clear plastic handles, $250. (5) 12″ x 14″ soft brown alligator pattern leather drawstring shoulder bag, with one strap and silver accents, $200. (6) 6″ x 10″ red alligator pattern velvet handbag, with a front spin clasp and matching adjustable strap, $150. Recd—November 24, 1999. Est. Value—$1250. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Abdelsam Jaidi, Consul General of the Kingdom of MoroccoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady and ChelseaFor the First Lady: (1) Paperback. “Silent Images: Women in Pharaonic Egypt,” by Zahi Hawass, $10. (2) 49″ x 39″ multicolored wool rug that depicts an Egyptian market with four men trading pottery, $350. For Chelsea Clinton: 2″ x .5″ silver brooch that depicts a pueblo style house and wheel, set with turquoise and amethyst, $150. Recd—March 23, 1999. Est. Value—$510. Archives ForeignMrs. Suzanne Mubarak, Ittihadiya Palace, EgyptNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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First Lady and ChelseaFor the First Lady: Set of blue glass containers with silver filigree accents. (1) 5″ x 8″ round chalice with silver filigree base, $100. (2) 8″ round container with silver filigree top, $100. (3) 13″ x 7″ vase with silver filigree top, $150. (4) 13″ x 4″ oil lamp with silver filigree, $125. (5) 13″ x 3″ decorative oil lamp with silver filigree handle, $125. (6) 3″ x 2″ amphora-shaped black, blue, and yellow glass vessel, $25. (7) 5″ x 4″ silver plaque that reads “Presented to Mrs. Hillary Clinton By The Town Hall of Ariana Tunisia,” $75. (8) Black carved rose on a silver stem with silver leaves, $150. (9) 22″ x 60″ orange scarf with foil stitching, $50. For Chelsea Clinton: Set of blue glass items with silver filigree accents. (1) 7″ x 2″ pair of slippers with silver fish motif on the toe, heal, and strap, $200. (2) Four blue and black painted pottery beads, each smaller than an inch, $40. (3) 4″ x 5″ silver plaque that reads “Presented to Ms. Chelsea Clinton By The Town Hall of Ariana Tunisia,” $75. (4) 5″ x 3″ cylinder container with silver top, $100. Recd—March 25, 1999. Est. Value—$1315. Archives ForeignHer Excellency Faiza Kefi, Minister of Environment and Land Development of the Republic of TunisiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady and ChelseaFor the First Lady: Two black ceramic bottles with swirl wirework motif silver finials, and silver pedestal base. One is wide and 9″ tall, the other is thin and 17″ tall, $800. For Chelsea Clinton: 13″ x 9″ silver filigree two-sided oval dressing mirror on two column supports with covered jar on base, mounted on four feet, $650. Recd—March 28, 1999. Est. Value—$1450. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali, The President of the Republic of Tunisia and Mrs. Ben AliNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady and ChelseaFor the First Lady: (1) 12″ x 6″ x 5″ wood lockable jewelry box with raised hinged lid, $200. (2) 26″ irregular amber bead necklace. Salmon colored stone beads on metal loops separate some beads, $100. For Chelsea Clinton: (1) 10″ x 6″ x 4″ wooden jewelry box, $100. (2) 28″ link necklace of round medallions connected by silver rings with red and blue bead accents, $100. Recd—March 31, 1999. Est. Value—$500. Archives ForeignThe Honorable Moulay Mustapha Ait Mauma, Governor of Errachidia, MoroccoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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First Lady and Chelsea(1) Gold-tone leather purse with two strap handles, $200. (2) Dark green silk caftan with green embroidery on the sleeves and collar, $300. (3) Black velvet caftan with gold-tone braiding at collar and shoulders, $300. (4) Two velvet capes, one blue/grey and one light blue, each with a hood lined with a gold-tone braid trim and tassels, $600. (5) Blue, green, yellow, and gold-tone silk caftan with gold-tone, blue, and green brocade down the center and matching sheer silk liner, $400. (6) Red and gold-tone polka-dot silk caftan with gold-tone and red brocade braid down the center and matching sheer silk liner, $350. (7) Two gold-tone brocade belts, $150. Recd—April 1, 1999. Est. Value—$2300. Archives ForeignHis Majesty Hassan II, King of MoroccoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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(1) Three layered green organza and silk caftans with gold-tone embroidery, $350. (2) Silver-tone leather purse, $150. (3) 18 kt. gold overlay, silver, and green enamel horn-shaped evening purse with gold chain. Lid is set with 64 diamonds, and below the lid are seven garnets. Inside lid is a mirror surrounded by four more garnets, $20000. (4) Two 60″ x 60″ velvet blankets. One is red with gold-tone and red fringe. The other is blue with blue and gold-tone fringe tassels, and braid, $500. (5) Maroon velvet hooded cape with a gold-tone braid trim and tassels, $300. (6) Blue silk polka-dot caftan with blue, black, and gold-tone center brocade braid, $500. (7) Green and white floral silk caftan with green white, and gold-tone center brocade, $500. (8) Grey, silver-tone, and black diamond patterned silk caftan with gold-tone and silver-tone center brocade, $350. (9) Green sheer silk with a gold-tone, purple, white, and yellow floral design, with white, green and gold-tone braid accents, $350. (10) Sky blue silk satin caftan with white floral motif with blue, white and gold-tone center brocade, $350. Items 6-10 each have matching silk liners. (11) Blue and silver-tone silk caftan with silver-tone sequins and a blue, grey and gold-tone center brocade, $300. (12) Blue, white, and black silk caftan with silver-tone bars and blue, grey, and gold-tone brocade accents, $350. (13) Two brown leather suitcases, $700. (14) Four gold-tone brocade belts, $300. Recd—April 1, 1999. Est. Value—$25000. Archives Foreign
First Lady and Chelsea(1) Large fabric-covered book. “The Splendour of Islamic Calligraphy,” by Abdelkebir Khatibi, $60. (2) Large hardcover book. “The Hassan II Mosque,” Mohammed-Allal Sinaceur, $60. (3) 11″ x 4″ x 7″ burlwood jewelry box with locking lid and two sectional interior, $250. (4) 6″ tall x 4.5″ diameter amber vessel with pointed lid. Both parts are decorated with silver accent overlays, $300. Recd—April 1, 1999. Est. Value—$670. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Abderrahmane Youssoufi, Prime Minister of MoroccoNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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First Lady and ChelseaFor the First Lady: Gold brooch in the shape of four tulips, $250. For Chelsea Clinton: 4″ swan-like turquoise stone paperweight that is also a letter opener, $50. Recd—July 16, 1999. Est. Value—$300. Archives ForeignHis Excellency Ehud Barak, The Prime Minister of Israel and Mrs. BarakNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady and ChelseaFor Chelsea Clinton: 15.5″ blue topaz beaded necklace with a 22kt. gold double floral clasp, $450. For the First Lady: (1) 16″ cut carnelian beaded triple strand necklace with a 22kt. gold clasp, $450. (2) .5″ 22 kt. gold and cabochon carnelian circular earrings, $300. Recd—November 9, 1999. Est. Value—$1200. Archives ForeignMrs. Nava Barak, IsraelNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady and ChelseaFor Chelsea Clinton: Steel Sector watch with a black face and a gold-tone crown on the face, $150. For the First Lady: 7″ silver and gold camel with a silver and gold military figure riding the camel that sits on a 1.5″ marble stand, $4500. Recd—November 17, 1999. Est. Value—$4650. Archives ForeignTheir Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania al Abdullah, JordanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
First Lady and ChelseaFor the First Lady: (1) 2″ 18 kt. gold brooch in the shape of a half man, half bird, $400. (2) 34″ x 34″ blue, white, yellow, and red Vakko silk scarf with a floral and striped pattern, $65. For Chelsea Clinton: (1) 16″ silver link necklace with a flower pendant, $175. (2) 25″ x 25″ blue, green, yellow, and white Vakko silk scarf with an astrological sign pattern, $50. Recd—November 18, 1999. Est. Value—$690. Archives ForeignThe Honorable Istemihan Talay, The Minister of Culture, Republic of Turkey and Mrs. TalayNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
President and ChelseaFor the President (1) Black cotton/poly rugby jersey that reads “New Zealand All Blacks,” $50. (2) 18″ tapered black and chartreuse art-glass vase, $140. For Chelsea Clinton: (1) Four compact discs. “Te Papa Suite” performed and recorded by Gareth Farr and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, “Stellar,” by Tom Bailey and Stellar, “The Best of Crowded House,” by Crowded House, and “The Mutton Birds,” by the Mutton Birds, $60. (2) Small black cotton/poly rugby jersey that reads “New Zealand all Blacks,” $50. Recd—September 13, 1999. Est. Value—$300. Archives ForeignThe Right Honorable Jenny Shipley, P.C., The Prime Minister of New Zealand and Mr. ShipleyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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ChelseaBlack brushed fabric cape with hood that has silver embroidery. Recd—March 27, 1999. Est. Value—$300. Archives ForeignMrs. Leila Ben Ali, Office of the President of the Republic of TunisiaNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Chelsea7″ long x .5″ wide yellow and white gold and diamond bracelet. Recd—November 17, 1999. Est. Value—$2500. Archives ForeignTheir Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania al Abdullah, JordanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Chelsea(1) Gold-tone scarf ring in the shape of a flower with a pearl in the center, $10. (2) 60″ x 23″ orange, yellow, red, blue, and tan Vakko silk scarf with Arabic motif, $90. Recd—November 18, 1999. Est. Value—$100. Archives ForeignThe Honorable Bekir Kumbul, Mayor of Antalya, TurkeyNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Carlos E. Pascual, Director, NSC Russia/Ukraine/Eurasian AffairsThree gold coins: 200 som, 20 som, and 1 som in a green velvet box. Recd—March 17, 1999. Est. Value—$1000. General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Abdulazziz Kamilov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of UzbekistanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Samuel Berger, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs6″ diameter silver dish with gold plated medallion in the center. Recd—May 27, 1999. Est. Value—$350. General Services AdministrationHis Excellency George Papandreou, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Samuel Berger, Assistant to the President for National Security AffairsSilver crossed filigree desk set that includes a sword letter opener, a dagger and a small brass camel, on an oval wood base. Recd—June 15, 1999. Est. Value—$500. General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Yusuf bin Alawi Bin Abdullah, The Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs of the Sultanate of OmanNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Samuel Berger, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs8″ x 8″ silver compote with vermeil lining and six dolphin fish on the scalloped rim and three on the pedestal base. Recd—September 23, 1999. Est. Value—$950. General Services AdministrationThe Honorable A. Tsohatzopoulos, Minister of National Defense, Hellenic RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Samuel Berger, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs(1) Three 29″ diameter leather embroidered pillow covers, $300 each. (2) 100″ diameter leather embroidered rug to match the pillow covers, $2100. Recd—October 26, 1999. Est. Value—$3000. General Services AdministrationThe Honorable Aliyu Mohammadd, Nigerian National Security AdvisorNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Sean P. Maloney, Assistant to the President and Staff Secretary6″ round silver dish with gold plated sterling medallion. Recd—December 1, 1999. Est. Value—$350. General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Constantinos Stephanopoulos, President of the Hellenic RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
James. B. Steinberg, Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs6″ round silver dish with gold plated sterling medallion. Recd—December 3, 1999. Est. Value—$350. General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Constantinos Stephanopoulos, President of the Hellenic RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Jennifer Palmieri, Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff6″ round silver dish with gold plated sterling medallion. Recd—December 10, 1999. Est. Value—$350. General Services AdministrationHis Excellency Constantinos Stephanopoulos, President of the Hellenic RepublicNon-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Agency for International Development
Anderson, J. BradyThree gold coins in a brown leather case. Recd—November 23, 1999. Est. Value—$540.00. In the Administration awaiting dispositionPresident Milo Djukanovic of the Republic of MontenegroGift was from a high level foreign dignitary and was accepted to further government.
Air Force
Gamble, Patrick (General)—Commander, Pacific Air Forces, Hickam Air Force Base, HawaiiTwo Koji pottery dragons. Recd—November 18, 1999. Est. Value—$590.00 (aggregately). Retained for official display at Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Hickam Air Force BaseGeneral Chen, Chaeo-Min, Taiwan Air ForceNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and United States Government.
Ryan, Jane Mrs.—wife of Chief of Staff, USAF, Washington, DC18-karat gold Kartouche. Recd—June 21, 1999. Est. Value—$200.00. Retained for official display at Air House (official residence of Chief of Staff, USAF)Air Marshal Ahmed Shafik, Egyptian Air ForceNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and United States Government.
Ryan, Michael (General)—Chief of Staff, USAF, Washington, DCSterling Silver Chilean matte cup. Recd—November 2, 1998. Est. Value—$325.00. Retained for official display at Air House (official residence of Chief of Staff, USAF)General Fernando Rojas, Chief of Staff Chilean Air ForceNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to the donor and U.S. Government.
Ryan, Michael (General)—Chief of Staff, USAF, Washington, DCMarble aircraft statue. Recd—November 2, 1998. Est. Value—$100.00. Retained for official display at Air House (official residence of Chief of Staff, USAF)General Fernando Rojas, Chief of Staff, Chilean Air ForceNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and United States Government.
Taylor, Francis X. (Brigadier General)—Commander, Headquarters Air Force, Office of SpecialWatercolor print. Recd—June 22, 1998. Est. Value—$1,500.00. On official display at Headquarters Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Bolling Air Force Base, DCSuperintendent General Yum Joe Lee, Attache, Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Washington, DCNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to the donor and the United States Government.
Taylor, Francis X. (Brigadier General)—Commander, Headquarters Air Force, Office of SpecialWatercolor print. Recd—June 22, 1998. Est. Value—$1,500.00. On official display at Headquarters Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Bolling Air Force Base, DCSuperintendent General Yum Joe, Attache, Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Washington, DCNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to the donor and the United States Government.
Weston, Craig P. (Brigadier General)—Air Force Program Executive Officer, Command and Control,Tissot gold-tone wristwatch model—#T49.5.481.32. Recd—February 14, 1999. Est. Value—$275.00. Turned in to GSA, October 6, 1999Col. Sultan Bin Farhan Al-Milhin, Royal Saudi Air Force Peace Shield Project OfficerNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to the donor and the United States Government.
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Sys
Greenspan, Alan—ChairmanPen and ink print, “Fragment III” by Noriko Yanagisawa. Recd—Sept. 7, 1999. Est. Value—$500.00. Retained for displayHakuo Yanagisawa, Chairman of the Japanese Financial Reconstruction CommitteeTo have refused would have caused offense or embarrassment.
Central Intelligence Agency
An Agency Employee750 (18K) yellow gold circular braided necklace and matching bracelet, modern. (2 oz) Recd—June 10, 1999. Est. Value—$500.00. To be retained for official display5 U.S.C. 7343(f)(4)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Gordon, John A.—Deputy Director of Central IntelligenceEmbossed silver mounted gilt tooled black leatherette stationary stand, modern, rectangular form with hinged writing leaf opening to view a removable folio cover, beneath two hinged boxes centering a letter rack, each mounted with embossed floral silver panels. 22 x 18\1/2\ inches. Recd—November 18, 1999. Est. Value—$300.00. To be retained for official display5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Governments.
Gordon, John A.—Deputy Director of Central IntelligenceGeometric piece and applied blue and beige leather round rug and three round pillows, modern with muslin backing, worked in a radiating geometric pattern with stylized flowers in white, red, green and blue on alternating beige and blue grounds. (approx. 10 feet) Recd—November 11, 1999. Est. Value—$500.00 To be retained for official display5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Gordon, John A.—Deputy Director of Central IntelligenceGeometric pieced and applied beige and lavender leather round rug and three round pillows, modern, en suite with number 99-072. (approx. 10 feet) Recd—November 10, 1999. Est. Value—$500.00. To be retained for official display5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Tenet, George J.—Director of Central IntelligenceMother-of-pearl Bible box, modern, with a hinged top set with nativity scene, enclosing Holy Bible, Old and New Testament, published Collins' Clear Type Press, London and New York, with mother-of-pearl binding. 3\1/4\ x 9\3/4\ inches. Recd—October 29, 1999. Est. Value—$300.00. To be retained for official display5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Tenet, George J.—Director of Central IntelligenceCut glass tall vase, modern, mounted on walnut plinth, inscribed on lip 34cm Vaza Anfoka 1987. 13\3/4\ inches. Recd—October 1, 1999. Est. Value—$300.00. To be retained for official display5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Tenet, George J.—Director of Central IntelligenceBrass mounted chagrin commemorative dagger and parade hat, modern, from the Third Lancers, 1815-1831. Recd—September 27, 1999. Est. Value—$300.00. To be retained for official display5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Tenet, George J.—Director of Central Intelligence24 Karat textured gold ‘loop and star’ necklace, modern, marked 9999. Recd—December 2, 1999. Est. Value—$300.00. To be retained for official display5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Tenet, George J.—Director of Central IntelligenceSilver gilt group of a horned animal beneath a palm tree, modern. 7 inches. Recd—November 1, 1999. Est. Value—$300.00. To be retained for official display5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Tenet, George J.—Director of Central IntelligenceMother-of-pearl Diorama of Nativity and The Last Supper, modern. Each with applied plaque (17 x 23 x 21/2 inches). Recd—October 26, 1999. Est. Value—$500.00. To be retained for official display5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Tenet, George J.—Director of Central IntelligenceCommemorative six-piece coin set, 1993, consisting of: 3 gold coins and 3 silver coins, each with double-headed eagle and dates 1943-1993. Recd—October 1, 1999. Est. Value—$300.00. To be retained for official display5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Tenet, George J.—Director of Central IntelligenceMarquetry ebonized wood hexagonal folding trestle-base table, modern, with scenes of early civilization. Recd—October 28, 1999. Est. Value—$300.00. To be retained for official display5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Tenet, George J.—Director of Central IntelligenceEngraved silver coffee pot, modern, of typical form 141/2 inches. Recd—November 2, 1999. Est. Value—$500.00. To be retained for official display5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Tenet, George J.—Director of Central IntelligenceHerend six-piece desk set, Rothschild Bird pattern #RO, modern, consisting of: oblong tray, cup and undertray, footed small cup, seal and a covered box. Recd—September 28, 1999. Est. Value—$500.00. To be retained for official display5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Tenet, George J.—Director of Central IntelligenceDaum amber pat-de-verre glass figure of a standing woman, modern, inscribed Daum/France. 10 inches. Recd—May 19, 1999. Est. Value—$500.00. To be retained for official display5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Tenet, George J.—Director of Central IntelligenceContemporary silver and specimen amethyst and rock crystal bust of a Horse, modeled by Laido, modern, mounted on mottled black marble oval base. 17 inches. Recd—October 29, 1999. Est. Value—$750.00. To be retained for official display5 U.S.C. 7342(f)(4)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Commerce
Daley, William M.—Secretary of CommerceMother of Pearl replica of “The Manger Scene/Bethlehem 2000”. Recd—October 11, 1999. Est. Value—$800.00. Commerce for dispositionMr. Yasser Arafat, Chairman, Palestinian Liberation OrganizationNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and United States Government.
Daley, William M.—Secretary of Commerce14″ x 16″ Framed Multicolored Mosaic Painting. Recd—October 15, 1999. Est. Value—$275.00. Department of Commerce for dispositionH.E. Osama Faqih, Minister of Commerce of Saudi Arabia/RiyadhNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and United States Government.
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Daley, William M.—Secretary of Commerce8″ x 12″ Metal Sculptured Horse mounted on stone with quartz formations. Recd—October 17, 1999. Est. Value—$800.00. Department of Commerce for dispositionH.H. Sultan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, Abu DhabiNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and United States Government.
Defense
Cohen, Mrs.—Spouse of Secretary of Defense (William Cohen)Pearl Necklace Double Strand. Recd—March 4, 1998. Est. Value—$2,600.00. Reported to GSA on October 8, 1999Essa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, The Amir of the State of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Cohen, Mrs.—Spouse of Secretary of Defense (William Cohen)Lady's Rolex. Recd—March 4, 1998. Est. Value—$4,700.00. Reported to GSA on October 14, 1999Essa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, The Amir of the State of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Cohen, Mrs.—Spouse of Secretary of Defense (William Cohen)Pearl Bracelet Double Strand in a Gold Band. Recd—March 4, 1998. Est. Value—$720.00. Reported to GSA on October 14, 1999Essa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, The Amir of the State of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Cohen, Mrs.—Spouse of Secretary of Defense (William Cohen)Hand made Gold Bracelet with enameled Beetle. Recd—March 4, 1998. Est. Value—$970.00. Reported to GSA—October 8, 1999Field Marshal Hussein Tantawy, Minister of Defense (Egypt)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Cohen, Mrs.—Spouse of Secretary of Defense (William Cohen)Gold Egyptian Bracelet. Recd—December 24, 1998. Est. Value—$600.00. Retained for Official DisplayEssa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, The Amir of the State of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Cohen, William S.—Secretary of DefenseHead cast metal, on white marble block. Recd—January 8, 1999. Est. Value—$1,200.00. Returned for Official DisplayUnknownNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Cohen, William S.—Secretary of DefenseMan's Wristwatch, Rolex. Recd—January 8, 1999. Est. Value—$2,120.00. Retained for Official DisplayUnknownNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Cohen, William S.—Secretary of DefenseHand made Silk Carpet (Floral Design). Recd—March 8, 1998. Est. Value—$650.00. Reported to GSA on October 8, 1999Field Marshal Hussein Tantawy, Minister of Defense (Egypt)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Cohen, William S.—Secretary of DefenseLady's Wristwatch Rolex. Recd—January 8, 1999. Est. Value—$1,680.00. Retained for Official DisplayUnknownNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Cohen, William S.—Secretary of DefenseHandmade Silk Carpet (Floral Design). Recd—March 8, 1998. Est. Value—$700.00. Reported to GSA on October 8, 1999Field Marshal Hussein Tantawy, Minister of Defense (Egypt)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Cohen, William S.—Secretary of DefenseWristwatch Rolex. Recd—Unknown. Est. Value—$5,220.00. Retained for Official DisplayUnknownNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Cohen, William S.—Secretary of DefenseJewelry/Writing Set. Recd—January 8, 1999. Est. Value—$4,895.00. Retained for Official DisplayUnknownNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Kramer, Franklin D.—ASD for ISAGold Cherub Key Chain. Recd—May 17, 1999. Est. Value—$290.00 Reported to GSA on October 8, 1999Field Marshal Hussein Tantawy, Minister of Defense (Egypt)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Kramer, Franklin D.—ASD for ISAThree Blue Leather Mats and 23x27 small throw rug. Recd—May 18, 1999. Est. Value—$280.00. Retained for Official DisplayGen. Abdulsalami A. Abubakar, Head of State of the Republic of NigeriaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Kramer, Franklin D.—ASD for ISABeige Rug (53x37). Recd—March 13, 1999. Est. Value—$600.00. Reported to GSA on October 8, 1999Field Marshal Hussein Tantawy, Minister of Defense (Egypt)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Kramer, Franklin D.—ASD for ISASilver Lamp. Recd—March 13, 1999. Est. Value—$480.00. Reported to GSA on October 8, 1999Lt. Gen. Magdy Hatata, Chief of Staff, Egyptian Armed ForcesNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Kramer, Mrs.—Spouse of ASD for ISA20″ Gold Kartouche Necklace. Recd—May 17, 1999. Est. Value—$365.00. Reported to GSA on October 8, 1999Field Marshal Hussein Tantawy, Minister of Defense (Egypt)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Kramer, Mrs.—Spouse of ASD for ISAEgyptian Bracelet. Recd—March 13, 1999. Est. Value—$830.00. Reported to GSA on October 14, 1999Wife of Field Marshal Hussein Tantawy, Minister of Defense (Egypt)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Ralston, Joseph W.—General, USAF Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of StaffChalice with decorative stones. Recd—December 10, 1998. Est. Value—$400.00. Reported to GSA on October 12, 1999General Lieutenant David Tevzadze, Minister of Defense, Republic of GeorgiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Romanowski, Alina, ASD of Defense Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, ISATwo Gold Bracelets. Recd—December 3, 1998. Est. Value—$1,960.00. Reported to GSA on October 12, 1999H.E. Shaykh Salim al-Sabah Al-Salim Al Sahah, Minister of DefenseNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Sattler, John F.—Brigadier GeneralDunhill Watch. Recd—May 11, 1999. Est. Value—$345.00. Reported to GSA on October 14, 1999Lt. General Ali, Chief of Defense, KuwaitNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Shelton, Henry H.—General, Joint of Chiefs of StaffSuit of Armor. Recd—March 11, 1999. Est. Value—$280.00. Retained for Official DisplayLTG Henryk SzumskiNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Shelton, Mrs.—Spouse of General Henry H. Shelton, Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of StaffConcord ladies watch. Recd—March 11, 1999. Est. Value—$950.00. Reported to GSA on October 6, 1999General and Mrs. Al-Attayah, Chief of Staff, Qatar Armed ForcesNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Smith, Frederick C.—PASD for ISAGlobe. Recd—September 2, 1998. Est. Value—$3500.00. Reported to GSA on October 12, 1999Sheikh Salman, Under Secretary of Defense Policy, Bahrain MODNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Tyrer, Bob—Chief of StaffEterna Men's watch in a wood presentation box. Recd—March 4, 1998. Est. Value—$2870.00. Reported to GSA on October 14, 1999Essa Bin Salman al Khalifa, Amir of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Unruh, Brian—Near Eastern and South Asian AffairsMan's watch—Christian Dior Ser# D71-100 AJ5787. Recd—December 23, 1998. Est. Value—$380.00. Reported to GSA on October 14, 1999Col. Mohammed al-Sobaie, Military Liaison Officer, Embassy of KuwaitNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Justice
Carter, J.C.—Assistant Director In Charge, Washington Field OfficeGold Coin. Recd—April 1999. Est. Value—$272.00. On display in Washington Field OfficeSaudi Arabia MabahithCourtesy gift received during meeting.
Marine Corps
Schneider, H. Jr. (Major)—U.S. Central CommandCandino Swiss Watch. Recd—September 29, 1999. Est. Value—$462.00. Forwarded to GSA for dispositionCol Ahem Al-Al-Yatama—KuwaitNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Zinni, A.C. (General)—CINC, U.S. Central CommandEgyptian Prayer Rug. Recd—November 1999. Est. Value—$2500.00. Individual purchasedLt. Gen. Hattata—Chief of Staff (Egypt)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
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Zinni, A.C. (General)—CINC, U.S. Central CommandSig Saul P228 9mm Combat Pistol. Recd—December 15, 1998. Est. Value—$1098.00. Individual purchasedSheikh Isa bin Sulman Al-Khalifa—Amir of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Navy
Cheney, Stephen A. (Bgen)—Marine Corps IGMan's Eterna 18K Gold Watch. Recd—February 17, 1999. Est. Value—$7,500.00. Forwarded to GSA on July 16, 1999 for dispositionSheikh Isa bin Sulman Al-Khalifa—Amir of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Danzig, Richard—Secretary of the NavyWoman's Rolex 18K Watch. Recd—February 17, 1999. Est. Value—$9000.00. Forwarded to GSA on July 16, 1999 for dispositionSheikh Isa bin Sulman Al-Khalifa—Amir of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Danzig, Richard—Secretary of the NavyTiffany & Co. Brass Alarm Clock and Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Gold Pen (given as one gift). Recd—February 15, 1999. Est. Value—$700.00 & $250.00. Forwarded to GSA on July 16, 1999 for dispositionSheikh Saud Nasser—Kuwait Minister of OilNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Danzig, Richard—Secretary of the NavyMan's Rolex 18K Watch. Recd—February 17, 1999. Est. Value—$14,000.00. Forwarded to GSA on July 16, 1999 for dispositionSheikh Isa bin Sulman Al-Khalifa—Amir of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Danzig, Richard—Secretary of the NavyTwo-strand Pearl Necklace. Recd—February 17, 1999. Est. Value—$9000.00. Forwarded to GSA on July 16, 1999 for dispositionSheikh Isa bin Sulman Al-Khalifa—Amir of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Stavridis, James (Captain)—Executive Assistant & Naval I/Aide to the Secretary of the NavyMan's Eterna 18K Gold Watch. Recd—February 17, 1999. Est. Value—$7,500.00. Forwarded to GSA on July 16, 1999 for dispositionSheikh Isa bin Sulman Al-Khalifa—Amir of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Work, Robert (Colonel)—Military Assistant & Marine Aide to the Secretary of the NavyMan's Eterna 18K Gold Watch. Recd—February 17, 1999. Est. Value—$7,500.00. Forwarded to GSA on July 16, 1999 for dispositionSheikh Isa bin Sulman Al-Khalifa—Amir of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Office of the Vice President
Mrs. GoreBlack silk evening bag with crystal beading decoration. Recd—June 6, 1999. Est. Value—$350.00. ArchivesKeizo Obuchi, Prime Minister of Japan and Mrs. ObuchiNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mrs. GoreAfrican masks in black frame. Recd—June 6, 1999. Est. Value—$400.00. ArchivesMrs. Marguerite Midjo Keredou, c/o Embassy of the Republic of BeninNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Mrs. GoreBroach in 20-22 kt. Gold, design of the Cycladic period. Recd—March 17, 1999. Est. Value—$500.00. ArchivesMr. and Mrs. Vardis and Mariana Vardinoyannis, AthensNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
OVP StaffBlue leather box with gold trim—inside is a silver box with a seal. Recd—May 3, 1999. Est. Value—$2500.00. ArchivesNursultan Nazabayez, President of the Republic of KazakhstanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President1. Statuette of Ukrainian figure. 2. Miniature gold mace. 3. 1999 commemorative silver coin. 4. Glass Vase. Recd—December 8, 1999. Est. Value—$ over $250.00, awaiting appraisal. Office of the Vice PresidentLeonid Kuchma, President of UkraineNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
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Vice PresidentSculpture of calf by inuk artist. Recd—May 3, 1999. Est. Value—$1000.00. ArchivesPrime Minister Jean Chretien, Prime Minister of CanadaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice PresidentBaseball autographed by Sammy Sosa. Recd—December 12, 1999. Est. Value—$ over $250.00 awaiting appraisal. Office of the Vice PresidentRoberto B. Saladin Selin, Ambassador of the Dominican Republic, Washington, DCNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President and Mrs. GoreJewelry: gold pin for Mrs. Gore (reproduction of pre-Columbian artifact excavated in Panama), gold cufflinks for VP. Recd—October 19, 1999. Est. Value—$650.00. ArchivesMireya Moscoso, President of Republic of PanamaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President and Mrs. GoreSmall carriage clock; Koran-sha white porcelain vase. Recd—June 6, 1999. Est. Value—$350.00. ArchivesKeizo Obuchi, Prime Minister of JapanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Vice President and Mrs. GorePorcelain Jar. Recd—December 12, 1999. Est. Value—$ over $250.00, awaiting appraisal. Office of the Vice PresidentYuriy Viktorovich Ushakov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation, Washington, DCNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Senate
Durbin, Richard J—U.S. SenatorCommemorative historical sword. Recd—April 21, 1999. Est. Value—$260.00. Displayed in Senate Office, SR 364Buzek, Jerzy—Prime Minister of PolandNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Shelby, Richard C. and Annette Nevin Shelby—U.S. Senator and WifeGems Painting. Recd—September 1, 1999. Est. Value—$150.00. Deposited with Secretary of SenateMaj. Gen. Ye Myint of MyanmarNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government.
Shelby, Richard C. and Annette Nevin Shelby—U.S. Senator and WifeNine-Gems Ring. Recd—August 31, 1999. Est. Value—$300.00. Deposited with Secretary of SenateLt. Gen. And Mrs. Khin Myunt of MyanmarNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and the U.S.
Shelby, Richard C. and Annette Nevin Shelby—U.S. Senator and WifeSilver Tea Set. Recd—August 23, 1999. Est. Value—$3,500.00. Deposited with Secretary of SenatePresident B.J. Habibie of IndonesiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and the U.S. .
Sisco, Gary—Secretary of SenateWaterman Pen. Recd—May 8, 1999. Est. Value—$300.00. Deposited with Secretary of SenateHarold Romer, Deputy Secretary General of the European ParliamentNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor and the U.S.
State
Albright, Madeleine K.—Secretary of StateSilver Brooch with stones. Recd—December 22, 1999. Est. Value—$350.00. Office of Protocol for DispositionPresident Weizman—IsraelNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Albright, Madeleine K.—Secretary of StateGold bracelet and necklace. Recd—December 8, 1999. Est. Value—$500.00. Office of Protocol for DispositionChairman Yasser Arafat (PLO)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Albright, Madeleine K.—Secretary of StateGold Bracelet. Recd—1998. Est. Value—$800.00 Office of Protocol for dispositionSuha Arafat, First Lady (PLO)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Albright, Madeleine K.—Secretary of StateGold Chain. Recd—September 20, 1999. Est. Value—$400.00. Office of Protocol for dispositionSheikh Hasina, Prime Minister (Banglesh)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Albright, Madeleine—Secretary of StateGold Necklace with diamonds. Recd—October 22, 1999. Est. Value—$1500.00. Office of Protocol for dispositionChairman Yasser Arafat (PLO)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
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Albright, Madeleine—Secretary of State6″ Round Silver Box w/lid. Recd—May 26, 1999. Est. Value—$500.00. Office of Protocol for dispositionLamberto Dini, Foreign Minister (Italy)Non-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Ambassador Wife—LagosOne double strand pearl necklace and matching earrings. Recd—July 1999. Est. Value—$325.00. Delivered to GSA on Sept. 7, 1999Lagos GovernmentNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Bartels, Camila—Public AffairsEterna watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00 Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Brill, Kenneth—AmbassadorPainting (Animal Abstractions). Recd—July 1, 1999. Est. Value—$460.00. Retained at Embassy for Official DisplayForeign Government—NicosiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Brill, Kenneth—AmbassadorPainting (Ghost Island). Recd—July 1, 1999. Est. Value—$550.00. Retained at the Embassy for Official DisplayForeign Government—NicosiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Bujac, Greg—Diplomatic SecurityEterna Watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Burnei—Admin ConsulRevue, Thommen Watch. Recd—December 23, 1997. Est. Value—$1,500.00. Office of Protocol for DispositionBurundian Royal Family MemberNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Burnei—AmbassadorBaume & Mercier Watch. Recd—December 23, 1997. Est. Value—$3,500.00. Office of Protocol for DispositionBurundian Royal Family MemberNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Burnei—ChargeTag Heuer Watch. Recd—December 23, 1997. Est. Value—$1500.00. Office of Protocol for DispositionBurundian Royal Family MemberNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Burns, Nick—AmbassadorBlack Leather bound Coin Collection (“one Century of Greek Coins; 1880-1995”. Recd—April 19, 1999. Est. Value—$1,677.00. Retained at the Embassy for Official DisplayWife of Ministry of Defense officialNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Burns, William—AmbassadorMotorola Cellular Telephone GSM package with accessories. Recd—Unknown Est. Value—$536.00. Retain at the Embassy for Official UseGreek Official at the Thessaloniki Trade FairNon-acceptance would have cause embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Cook, Frances D.—Mother of Ambassador for MuscatSet of traditional Omani Tribal Jewelry including necklace, ring, bracelet and earring. Recd—Late 1996. Est. Value—$700.00. Office of Protocol for dispositionGhassan Al KhaliliNon-acceptance would caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Cook, Frances D.—Mother of Ambassador for MuscratTwo traditional Gold Omani Bracelets. Recd—December 26, 1997. Est. Value—$600.00. Office of Protocol for dispositionAlmutasim Bin Hamoud Al Busaidi, Minister of State and Governor of MuscatNon-acceptance would have cause embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Dubai Consulate Political OfficerGold Bracelet. Recd—October 1999. Est. Value—$274.00. Delivered to GSA on Sept. 7, 1999Leading Member of Dubai Business CommunityGift was present as a mark of courtesy. To refuse would have been counter to U.S. interests.
Duncan, Charles—White House Liaison OfficeEterna watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Fowler, Wyche—AmbassadorHarry Winston Timepiece (Watch). Recd—September 1998. Est. Value—$10,666.00. Delivered to GSA on Sept. 7, 1999Saudi Crown Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al SaudNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
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George, Suzanne—Office of SecretaryEterna watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BuhrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Hale, David—Office of SecretaryEterna watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Hartnett, Larry—Diplomatic SecurityEterna, watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Haycraft, Tom—Diplomatic SecurityEterna, watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Helal, Gemal—InterpreterEterna, watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Hicks, Delores—Line AssistantEterna, watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Hipp, Mark—Diplomatic SecurityEterna, watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Hurly, John—Diplomatic SecurityEterna, watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Inderfurth, Karl F.—Assistant SecurityEterna, watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Inderfurth, Karl F.—Asst. Sec. For South Asian AffairsLalique Crystal Clock. Recd—May 11, 1999. Est. Value—$260.00. Delivered to GSA on Sept. 7, 1999The Hinduja GroupNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Inderfurth, Karl F.—Asst. Sec. For South Asian AffairsSterling Silver dessert service (4 piece place settings for six). Recd—April 26, 1999.Est. Value—$2,130.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Mr. Islom, President of UzbekistanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Indyk, Martin—Assistant SecretaryEterna, watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Indyk, Martin—Assistant SecretaryVersay Men's watch. Recd—October 7, 1999. Est. Value—$500.00. Office of Protocol for DispositionGeneral Samih Battikhi, Chief of Jordanian IntelligenceNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Indyk, Martin S. and wife—Asst. Sec. for Near East AffairsTwo Swiss Watches. Recd—October 1999. Est. Value—$260.00/$260.00. Office of Protocol for dispositionAbu Mazen, Secretary General, PLO Executive CommitteeNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Koumans, Mark—Line OfficerEterna, watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Krajeski, Thomas—Consul GeneralMont Blanc Pen. Recd—October 1999. Est. Value—$800.00. Delivered to GSA on Sept. 7, 1999Leading Member of Dubai Business CommunityGift was presented as a mark of courtesy. To refuse would have been counter to US interests.
Krajeski, Thomas—Consul GeneralTissot Chronograph. Recd—October 1999. Est. Value—$1,200.00. Delivered to GSA on Sept. 7, 1999Leading Member of Dubai Chamber of CommerceGift was presented as a mark of courtesy. To refuse would have been counter to US interests.
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Lakhdhir, Kamala—Line OfficerEterna, watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Lineberry, Laura Elizabeth—SecretaryEterna, watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Lucas, Hillary—Gift OfficerOyster Perpetual Date Watch. Recd—June 8, 1998. Est. Value—$11,700.00. Office of Protocol for disposition to GSAThe Amir of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Luck, Al—Diplomatic SecurityEterna watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Maybus, Raymond E. Jr—Ambassador4.5 x 2″ Solid Silver Calendar, dipped in gold. Recd—January 9, 1998. Est. Value—$960.00. Office of Protocol for dispositionAhmed Zaki Yamani of Dallah Real Estate and Tourism Company—JeddahNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Miller, Aaron—SMECEterna, watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Moore, Alex—Diplomatic SecurityEterna watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Morningstar, Richard—Ambassador4x6 rug. Recd—February 19, 1999. Est. Value—$250-500.00. Retained at Embassy for Official DisplayPresident Saparmurat NiyazovNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Morningstar, Richard—Ambassador4x6 rug. Recd—April 26, 1999. Est. Value—$250-500.00. Retained for Official DisplayPresident Heydar Aliyev, AzerbaijanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Morningstar, Richard—Ambassador4x6 rug. Recd—May 19, 1999. Est. Value—$250-500.00. Retained at the Embassy for Official DisplayPresident Saparmurat Niyazov, TurkmenistanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Mussomeli, Joseph A.—Deputy Chief of MissionGold Omega Men's watch with one pair of gold cufflinks and gold Omega Lady's watch with diamonds, Two-strand Bahraini pearl necklace. Recd—September 23, 1998. Est. Value—$5700.00, $5,700.00, $7,960.00 ($19,360.00). Delivered to GSA on Sept. 7, 1999Amir, Shaikh Isa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa, BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Ogle, Karen—Foreign Service OfficerDiamond and White Gold Ring. Recd—June 22, 1999. Est. Value—$1850.00. Delivered to GSA on Sept. 7, 1999Princess Shamsa al-Saud, JeddahNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Petrihos, Peter—Deputy Executive DirectorEterna watch. Recd—November 1997. Est Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Ransom, David—Ambassador (Retired)Ebel Watch and $13,217.00 cash. Recd—February 1999. Est. Value—Above $260.00. Office of Protocol for disposition, money forwarded to appropriate agencyAmir of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Ransom, David—Ambassador (Retired)Rolex Watch and $26,490.00 cash. Recd—July 1998. Est. Value—Above $260.00. Office of Protocol for disposition, money forwarded to appropriate agencyAmir of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
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Ransom, David—Ambassador (Retired)Rolex Watch and $25,000.00 cash. Recd—June 1998. Est. Value—Above $260.00. Office of Protocol for disposition, money forwarded to appropriate agencyAmir of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Ransom, David—Ambassador (Retired)Rolex Watch and $52,966.88 cash. Recd—November 97. Est. Value—Above $260.00. Office of Protocol for disposition, Money forwarded to appropriate agencyAmir of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Ransom, Marjorie—Foreign Service OfficerGold Bracelet with pearls. Recd—October 1999. Est. Value—Above $260.00. Office of Protocol for dispositionForeign Minister of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Reside, Julie—Public AffairsEterna watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Riyadh—Consular Section at Embassy Saudi ArabiaLongines Timepiece, Roamer of Switzerland watch with metal band (2), Roamer of Switzerland with leather band. Recd—January 31, 1999. Est. Value—$322.66, 133.33, 133.33, 120.00 = $709.32. Office of Protocol for DispositionH.R.H. Prince Turki Al-Faisal bin Abdul Aziz al Saud, Director of IntelligenceNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Roy, J. Stapleton—AmbassadorA boxed piece of Silk Batik Fabric. Recd—Unknown. Est. Value—$600.00. Retained at the Embassy for Official DisplayPresident Habibie, IndonesiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Roy, J. Stapleton—AmbassadorA Boxed Silver and Pewter Tea Service. Recd—Unknown. Est. Value—$1250.00. Retained at the Embassy for Official UsePresident Habibie, IndonesiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Rubin, James P.—Assistant Secretary and SpokesmanPocket watch with the country's seal and tradition cap. Recd—08/17/99. Est. Value—$275.00. Office of Protocol for DispositionUnknownNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to the donor and the United States Government.
Rubin, James P.—SpokespersonEterna watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Shinnick, Richard—Deputy Executive DirectorEterna watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Shocas, Elaine—Chief of StaffEterna watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Stocking, Tom—Diplomatic SecurityEterna watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Sweeney, Lynn—Computer SpecialistEterna watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Tucker, Nichole—SecretaryEterna watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
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USUNTwo Carpets: 139″ x 102″ plus fringe, wool on cotton, red field with many octagon and cross medallions, multiple borders, Pakistani Bokhara. Recd—April 1998. Est. Value—$1500.00 each. Delivered to GSA on Sept. 7, 1999Visiting Delegation of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
USUNThree (3) wool pile hand knotted carpets. Recd—April 1998. Est. Value—$300.00 ea. ($900.00). Retained at the Embassy for Official UseVisiting Delegation of AfghanistanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
USUNTwo Carpets: 154″ x 230″ and 148″ x 226″ plus fringe, wool on cotton, red field with many octagonal and cross medallions, multiple borders, Pakistani Bokhara. Recd—April 1998. Est. Value—$2250.00 each. Delivered to GSA on Sept. 7, 1999Visiting Delegation from AfghanistanNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Welch, David C.—Ambassador4.5 x 2″ Solid Silver Calendar dipped in gold. Recd—January 9, 1998. Est. Value—$960.00. Office of Protocol for DispositionAhmed Zaki Yamani of Dallah Real Estate and Tourism Co.—JeddahNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Wills, Laura B.—Assist. Chief of Protocol, VisitsRaymond Weil Geneve Watch. Recd—November 5, 1999. Est. Value—$500.00. In the Office of Protocol for DispositionCrown Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz, Saudi ArabiaNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Woodward, William—SpeechwriterEterna watch. Recd—November 1997. Est. Value—$2,550.00. Delivered to GSA on September 7, 1999Government of BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Young, Johnny—AmbassadorPair of men's cufflinks in white gold with onyx and diamonds, pair of women's earrings and one ring with two-toned gold with diamonds. Recd—July 13, 1998. Est. Value—$3,580.00, $3,980.00 ($26,920.00). Delivered to GSA on Sept. 7, 1999Amir Shaikh Isa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa, BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Young, Johnny—AmbassadorMen's Piaget wristwatch in white gold with date function and women's Piaget wristwatch in white gold with diamond chips. Recd—February 22, 1999. Est. Value—$12,000.00 & $11,400.00 ($23, 400.00) Office of Protocol for DispositionAmir, Shaikh Isa bin Salman Al-Khalifa, BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
Young, Johnny—AmbassadorMen's Piaget wristwatch in white gold with date function and women's Piaget wristwatch in white gold with diamond chips. Recd—February 22, 1999. Est. Value $12,000 and $11,400.00 ($23,400.00). Delivered to GSA on Sept 7, 1999Amir, Shaikh Isa bin Salman Al-Khalifa, BahrainNon-acceptance would have caused embarrassment to donor & U.S. Government.
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Report of Travel or Expenses of Travel—1999

Name and titleBrief descriptionIdentity of foreign donorCircumstances
National Council on Disability
Blank, Kathleen—Program SpecialistRecd—July 18, 1999. Est. Value—$4,170.00. Expended for airfare, hotel, meals and conference registration for speaking engagement in Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaAirports Council International, Richmond, B.C., CanadaTo present paper and guest speak at conference.
U.S. General Accounting Office
Epstein, David—GAO EvaluatorRecd—November 19-24, 1999. Est. Value—$800.00. Expended for airfare, hotel and mealsBarbados Tourist Board, BarbadosTo become a specialist in the field of travel/tourism for Barbados as related to Mr. Epstein's ownership of a travel agency.
United States House of Representatives
Hilliard, Earl—Member of CongressRecd—April 2, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Air transportation from Amman to Petra, Jordan and backHashemite Kingdom of JordanAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Burr, Richard—Member of CongressRecd—August 11-14, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Air transport, rail travel, boat tour, meals and lodging for Member and spouse in Oslo and Bergen, NorwayNorwayAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Campbell, Tom—Member of CongressRecd—Nov. 24-25, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Air transportation between Rangoon, Keng Tung, and Tachileik, BurmaBurmaAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Cardin, Benjamin—Member of CongressRecd—May 28-30, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Meals, lodging and ground transportation for Member and spouse in Belfast, Northern IrelandUnited Kingdom of Great BritainAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Carson, Julia—Member of CongressRecd—May 28-30, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Meals, lodging and ground transportation in Belfast, Northern IrelandUnited Kingdom of Great BritainAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Gilman, Benjamin—Member of CongressRecd—April 2, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Air transportation from Amman to Petra, Jordan and backHashemite Kingdom of JordanAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Van Wicklin, Robert W.—Rep. HoughtonRecd—May 28-29, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Meals and ground transportation in Belfast, Northern IrelandUnited Kingdom of Great BritainAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Greenwood, James C.—Member of CongressRecd—May 28-30, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Food, lodging and ground transportation for Member and spouse in Belfast, Northern IrelandUnited Kingdom of Great BritainAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Hobson, David—Member of CongressRecd—August 11-14, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Transportation from Stockholm to Oslo and return, and in-country lodging, meals, and transportation for Member and spouse among Myrdal, Flom, Gudvangen and Bergen, NorwayNorwayAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Houghton, Amory Jr.—Member of CongressRecd—May 28-30, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Meals, lodging and ground transportation for Member and spouse in Belfast, Northern IrelandUnited Kingdom of Great BritainAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
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Johnson, Eddie Bernice—member of CongressRecd—May 28-30, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Meals, lodging and ground transportation for Member and spouse in Belfast, Northern IrelandUnited Kingdom of Great BritainAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Ford, James Dr.—House ChaplinRecd—April 2, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Air transportation from Amman to Petra, Jordan and backHashemite Kingdom of JordanAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Filner, Bob—Member of CongressRecd—April 2, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Air transportation from Amman to Petra, Jordan and backHashemite Kingdom of JordanAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Roberts, Kimberly—International Relations CommRecd—April 2, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Air transportation from Amman to Petra, Jordan and backHashemite Kingdom of JordanAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
McNulty, Michael R.—Member of CongressRecd—May 28-30, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Meals, lodging and ground transportation in Belfast, Northern IrelandUnited Kingdom of Great BritainAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Olson, Susan L.—Rep. BereuterRecd—August 24-September 2, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Lodging in Istanbul, Antalyla and Ankara, TurkeyRepublic of TurkeyAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Munson, Lester—International Relations CommRecd—April 2, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Air transportation from Amman to Petra, Jordan and backHashemite Kingdom of JordanAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Conzelman, James K.—Rep. OxleyRecd—August 11-14, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Transportation from Stockholm to Oslo and return, and in-country lodging, meals, and transportation for Member and spouse among Myrdal, Flom, Gudvangen and Bergen, NorwayNorwayAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Clack, Mark—International Relations CommRecd—April 2, 1999 Est. Value—$not submitted. Air transportation from Amman to Petra, Jordan and backHashemite Kingdom of JordanAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Bodlander, Deborah—International Relations CommRecd—April 2, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Air transportation from Amman to Petra, Jordan and backHashemite Kingdom of JordanAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Bloomer, Nancy Shuba—International Relations CommRecd—April 2, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Air transportation from Amman to Petra, Jordan and backAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Wolf, Frank—Member of CongressRecd—August 29, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Airline flight from Rome to Pristina and helicopter flight over Pristina, Gjacova and Prizren for Member and spouseWorld Food Programme (UN)Authorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Sanders, Bernard—Member of CongressRecd—April 2, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Air transportation from Amman to Petra, Jordan and backHashemite Kingdom of JordanAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
Oxley, Michael—Member of congressRecd—August 11-14, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Transportation from Stockholm to Oslo and return, and in-country lodging, meals and transportation for Member and spouse among Myrdal, Flom, Gudvangen and Bergen, NorwayNorwayAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
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Flanders, David Alan—Rep. ThompsonRecd—August 24-26, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Luncheon and dinner in JapanJapanAuthorized by 5 U.S.C. 7342(c)(1)(B)(ii).
United States Senate
Walsh, Sally—Director, Interparliamentary ServicesRecd—August 13-15, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Transportation within Cuba to official meetings via two sedans and one minivanGovernment of CubaNon-acceptance would cause host government embarrassment.
Dorgan, Byron L.—U.S. SenatorRecd—August 13-15, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Official meetings via two sedans and one minivanGovernment of CubaNon-acceptance would cause host government embarrassment.
Daschle, Tom—U.S. SenatorRecd—August 13-15, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Official meetings via two sedans and one minivanGovernment of CubaNon-acceptance would cause host government embarrassment.
Bob, Daniel—Special Assistant to Senator RothRecd—January 11-15, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Meals and transportation within PeruGovernment of PeruNon-acceptance would cause host government embarrassment.
Daschle, Linda—Spouse of SenatorRecd—August 13-15, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Official meetings via two sedans and one minivanGovernment of CubaNon-acceptance would cause host government embarrassment.
Dorgan, Kim—Spouse of SenatorRecd—August 13-15, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Official meetings via two sedans and one minivanGovernment of CubaNon-acceptance would cause host government embarrassment.
Roberts, Pat—U.S. SenatorRecd—August 12-14, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Transportation, lodging and meals within Norway during an official visitGovernment of NorwayOfficial travel to participate in official meetings.
Roberts, Frankie—Spouse of SenatorRecd—August 12-14, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Transportation, lodging and meals within Norway during an official visitGovernment of NorwayOfficial travel to participate in official meetings.
Twining, Daniel C.—Legislative Correspondent to Senator McCainRecd—April 7-8, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Round-trip transportation between Brussels, Belgium and Tirana, Albania aboard Belgian military aircraft to attend official meetingsGovernment of BelgiumNo commercial travel available.
Twining, Daniel C.—Legislative Correspondent to Senator McCainRecd—May 12, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Transportation from Brussels, Belgium to Skopje, Macedonia aboard Belgian military aircraft to attend official meetingsGovernment of BelgiumNo commercial travel available.
Waldren, Howard—Legislative Assistant to Senator DorganRecd—August 13-15, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Transportation within Cuba to official meetings via two sedans and one minivanGovernment of CubaNon-acceptance would cause host government embarrassment.
Van Dum, Bradley—Legislative Assistant for Defense for Senator DaschleRecd—August 13-15, 1999. Est. Value—$not submitted. Transportation within Cuba to official meetings via two sedans and one minivanGovernment of CubaNon-acceptance would cause host government embarrassment.
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