Baignoire watch, large model, mechanical movement with manual winding caliber 430 MC. 18K rhodiumized white gold case set with 149 brilliant-cut diamonds and 12-sided crown set with a brilliant-cut diamond, totaling 1.44 carats. Silvered flinqué dial. Blued-steel sword-shaped hands. Sapphire crystal. Dark gray "toile brossée" fabric strap with 18 mm adjustable 18K rhodiumized white gold folding buckle. Sapphire case back. Length: 44 mm, width: 34.07 mm, thickness: 10.05 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.