American, early 20th century. A carved oak sideboard by Rorimer & Brooks, having four center shelves flanked by cabinets with hinged doors and carved with portraits of two men, over two long drawers with wood pulls, decorated with acanthine scrollwork carving, all resting on turned legs connected by stretchers; ht. 71, wd. 71, dp. 16.25 in.
Rorimer & Brooks was a Cleveland design company comprised of the original studio founded by Louis Rorimer in Cleveland in 1896, and of the Brooks Household Arts Co. of New York City. The company was known for its fresh take on historical designs and catered to an upscale clientele in the elite suburbs of Cleveland like Shaker Heights and Gates Mills.
Light surface scratches and scuffs to wood and finish.