Trump and first lady Melania had asked to borrow a Van Gogh painting from the Guggenheim museum, but the Guggenheim responded that it could not accommodate the request and offered a golden toilet instead, according to The Washington Post.
“We are sorry not to be able to accommodate your original request, but remain hopeful that this special offer may be of interest,” curator Nancy Spector wrote in an email to the White House, according to the Post.
The 18-karat, fully functioning toilet was used as a temporary interactive exhibit in one of the museum’s bathrooms. The piece, titled “America,” has been described as satire mocking excessive wealth.
Read more at The Hill.