Baignoire watch, small model, quartz movement. 18K yellow gold case. 18K yellow gold beaded crown set with a sapphire cabochon. Silver dial, blued-steel sword-shaped hands, sapphire crystal. Strap in taupe alligator leather, with 18K yellow gold ardillon buckle. Case dimensions: 32 mm x 26 mm. Thickness: 8 mm. Water-resistant to 3 bar (approx. 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.