|Dates||1689 - 1775|
A prolific craftsman, Gilles Joubert was the leading supplier of furniture to the French royal household of
The volume of Joubert's commissions was so great that he often subcontracted work to other ébénistes in order to keep up with demand. Between 1763 and 1773, he was especially busy delivering about 2200 pieces for use at court, including forty-four writing desks, more than five hundred commodes, over a thousand small tables, and five hundred bidets.
Much of Joubert's furniture was produced before the