RATTEE & KETT *#
- Born: Died: C4
Firm of wood- and stonecarvers. of Cambridge, established by James Rattee (1820-1855) and George Kett (1809-1872). After Kett's death the firm was carried on by his eldest son, also named George Kett, and was responsible for carving the oak choir stalls in Christ Church cathedral, Dublin, to designs by GEORGE EDMUND STREET during Street's restoration of 1871-1878.(1) It also carved the diocesan throne, which was erected in April; 1881.(2)
(1) William Butler, The Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity Dublin (1901), 11.
(2) Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette 23, no. 69, 23 Apr 1881, 28.
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|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CHRISTCHURCH PLACE, CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL (CI)|
|Nature:||Carved oak choir stalls (to designs by G.E. Street). Also carved diocesan throne, 1881 (name of designer not stated in Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette).
William Butler, The Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity Dublin (1901), 11; Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette 23, no. 69, 23 Apr 1881, 28.