Baignoire watch, large model
Manual, pink gold
The 1906 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.
Case in 18K pink gold, 18K pink gold octagonal crown set with a faceted sapphire, silvered flinqué dial, Roman numerals, sword-shaped blued-steel hands, alligator-skin strap, 18K gold ardillon buckle, workshop-crafeeted mechanical movement with manual winding Cartier caliber 430 MC, transparent back, water resistant to 30 meters / 100 feet.
Case dimensions: 44x34.07 mm, 10.05 thick.