Baignoire watch, mini model, quartz movement. 18K pink gold case. 18K pink gold octagonal crown set with a faceted sapphire. Silvered dial with sunray effect, Roman numerals. Blued-steel sword-shaped hands. Sapphire crystal. Shiny dark brown alligator-skin strap with 9 mm 18K pink gold ardillon buckle. Dimensions: 25.30 mm x 20.63 mm, thickness: 7.73 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.