187.3g, 24" long, 2.25" x 2.75" reversible pendant. Description: Side A: Black Night Sky (Acoma jet) with Halley's Comet, Saturn, full moon, and various night scenes. Side B: Sunset (opal) and various corals with the Navajo Sun Face; the middle portion of the sunset is "Shanidiin", which is the Navajo language for "new beginning." The animal pendants along the necklace symbolize Jesse Monongya's upbringing on the Navajo Reservation to include sheep, jack rabbit, dear, turtle (which represents the grandmother who carries the universe on her back), and more. Includes Australian coral, Italian coral, South Pacific coral, Mediterranean coral, and white Hawaiian coral; as well as lapis lazuli, jet, Australian opal, turquoise, and mother of pearl. Provenance: Acquired from Frances Hamilton White Collection (1933-2021). Frances Hamilton White was known for her exquisite taste in Native American Art and spent a lifetime carefully curating, adding only the best examples to her collection. Her extensive painting collection was recently sold at Christie's. The owner purchased this necklace in 2001 from Jesse Monongya Studios in Scottsdale, Arizona. This item is reserved for our online auction on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 9:00 am PACIFIC TIME via LiveAuctioneers.com and will last approximately 2-3 hours. This auction is listed under Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery & Auction titled, â€œSpring 2022 Auction - Medicine Man Gallery and Auction.” This will be an online auction on LiveAuctioneers.com. STARTING PRICE FOR THIS ITEM: $20,000. ESTIMATE: $30,000-$50,000. The starting price is the reserve minimum and the object can sell for this low amount. The estimate is the price that we feel is a reasonable gallery value. Each lot shows additional images, condition reports, and provenance. Please review all images. If you have any questions or need additional information about this lot, please call us at 800-422-9382 or email us at email@example.com.FEES CHARGED: (1.) Buyer's premium is 28% for winning bids under $100,000 and 20% for winning bids at $100,000 and above (2).There is no surcharge for credit card transactions. (3.) Sales tax is charged on all purchases except for buyers who have (a) a current resale license (b) shipping address to sales tax exempt state (Alaska (certain jurisdictions), Oregon, Montana, New Hampshire and Delaware), (c) international buyers. For shipments to countries outside of the USA, the buyer is responsible for VAT/import fees. We do our own packing and shipping in house. SHIPPING HANDLING TIME: Please allow handling time of up to 3 to 4 weeks for your item(s) to be shipped. In-gallery pick-up date starts Wednesday May 17th by appt â€“ Please call to schedule pick-up 800-422-9382.