Watch by Daniel Quare c.1712, contained in a painted polychrome enamel case signed ‘Les Frères Huaud’ with a yellow enamel painted interior. Silver repoussé dial with a Huaud enamel plaque in centre. Dial winding at 3 o'clock. Steel hands. Verge escapement with broad-foot winged balance cock. Movement signed 'Quare, London'.
The Huaud (or Huaut) family were Geneva-based enamellers, known for their use of vibrant colours in their beautiful artworks. Their watch cases were used by watchmakers all over Europe. Clockmakers' Museum No. 131.