Baignoire watch, small model, quartz movement. 18K pink gold case. Faceted 18K pink gold crown set with a faceted sapphire. Dial with silvered sunray effect, Roman numerals. Blued-steel sword-shaped hands. Sapphire crystal. Shiny dark brown alligator-skin strap with 10 mm 18K pink gold ardillon buckle. Case dimensions: 31.6 mm x 24.25 mm. Thickness: 8.2 mm. Water-resistant to 30 meters/100 feet.
The 1912 design of the watch that would later be christened the “Baignoire” demonstrated Cartier's prowess in crafting watchmaking forms. An elegant ellipse uniquely forged in a single line, the “Baignoire” watch is the essence of Cartier style: an unmatched marriage of purity and timeless chic.