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