|Dates||about 1675 - 1732|
Étienne Doirat belonged to a family of ébénistes(cabinetmakers) that had been established in Paris from the beginning of the 1600s. Doirat is unusual for stamping his furniture with his name, a procedure uncommon among cabinetmakers until it was required by
In 1731 Doirat established a shop to sell his work on the fashionable rue Saint Honoré, a street inhabited by luxury dealers. On his death, the shop was taken over by his son-in-law, also an ébéniste.