Red-painted Document Box Signed Levis Quebec 19th Century.
This box with applied lid and base molding opens to an interior with a compartmented drawer. The underside of the lid is inscribed "Joseph Longtin St Jean Chrysostome/21 April 1872/Joseph Longtin St Jean Chrysostome/Dec. 9, 1875/Cezaire Longtin,"
Saint-Jean-Chrysostome is a sector within the Les Chutes-de-la-Chaudière-Est borough of the city of Lévis in central Quebec, Canada south of Quebec City on the south bank of the Saint Lawrence River. It was a separate town, incorporated in 1828, but in 2002 was amalgamated into Lévis.
Approximate Dimensions: Height 5 3/4", Width 10 3/4", Depth. 7"
Condition: Wear as expected from age and use. Small piece of molding missing (an old break).See photos.