Baignoire watch, small model, quartz movement. 18K pink gold case set with 40 brilliant-cut diamonds and 12-sided crown set with a brilliant-cut diamond, totaling 0.99 carats. Dial with silvered sunray effect. Blued-steel sword-shaped hands. Sapphire crystal. 18K pink gold bracelet, wrist size 165 mm. Length: 31.6 mm, width: 24.5 mm, thickness: 8.21 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.