Baignoire watch, mini model, quartz movement. Case in 18K pink gold. faceted crown in 18K pink gold, set with a faceted sapphire. Silvered dial with sunray effect, Roman numerals. Sword-shaped hands in blued steel. Sapphire crystal. Strap in dark brown shiny alligator skin with 9 mm ardillon buckle in 18K pink gold. Dimensions: 25.30 mm x 20.63 mm. Thickness: 7.73 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.