Baignoire watch, small model, quartz movement. Case in 18K rose gold. Faceted crown in 18K rose gold set with a faceted sapphire. Dial with silvered sunray effect, Roman numerals. Sword-shaped hands in blued steel. Sapphire crystal. Bracelet in 18K rose gold, wrist size 165 mm. Dimensions : 31.6 mm x 24.5 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.