Baignoire watch, mini model. quartz movement. 18K rhodiumized white gold case set with 41 brilliant-cut diamonds and 12-sided crown set with a brilliant-cut diamond, totaling 0.50 carats. Dial with silvered sunray effect. Blued-steel sword-shaped hands. Sapphire crystal. 18K rhodiumized white gold bracelet set with 834 brilliant-cut diamonds totaling 3.13 carats, wrist size 162 mm. Length: 25.30 mm, width: 20.79 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.