The President was an avid stamp collector in his youth. She also gave him silver framed photographs of herself and the Duke. Mr Sarkozy's wife Carla Bruni received a miniature carriage clock in a leather case. The President gave the Queen a Lalique crystal sculpture of two horses and a 1743 book by Jean de Sanier, general inspector of Louis XV, called The Perfect Knowledge of Horses. The Duke received a bronze statue of a hunting dog.
Mr Sarkozy is on a two-day state visit to Britain.