C'est la Vie

Encinitas, CA

About C'est la Vie

C’est la Vie is not your typical antique store. Set in a renovated auto body warehouse, this beautiful world of European treasures transforms you to Les Puces de-Saint-Ouen in Paris. Sara Wardrip, the owner has built a trusted and impeccable source for beautiful design for the home and garden. Originally from Vancouver, Canada., Sara moved to San Diego in 1981. She learned to love antiques while working in a French antique store while attending university. Sara took her first buying trip to Europe in 1998 and returned with a 40 ft container full of English and French...Read More

C'est la Vie

1stdibs Dealer Since 2011

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Early 19th Century, Swedish, Drop-Leaf Farm Table
Antique 19th Century Sweden Dining Room Tables
Early 19th century, Swedish drop-leaf table with original worn paint patina. The top is a lovely aged pine and the base is a pale Swedish green/blue. Closed the table measures 18".
Pair of 19th Century Swedish Demilune Tables
Antique Early 19th Century Sweden Gustavian Demi-lune Tables
Elegant pair of demilune console tables with beautifully carved apron over lovely tapered fluted legs. Very Pretty. Stockholm, Sweden.
19th Century Italian Wood and Crystal Chandelier
Antique 19th Century Italy Chandeliers and Pendants
Elegant 19th century Italian gilded wood and crystal chandelier. Beautiful aged patina on the wood. All newly restored and wired. Height of 31" is to the top of the chandelier.
18th Century Swedish Mora Clock
Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sweden Clocks
Beautiful example of a Original Swedish Clock from Mora County. It is all original with original scrubbed blue paint. Some of the lovely painted detail can still be seen on the the ...
Signed Pair of Swedish Period Gustavian Stools
Antique 18th Century Sweden Gustavian Stools
Beautiful pair of period Gustavian stools signed and stamped by Stockholm master craftsman. Lovely ornamental carving on base over reeded tapered legs. Stockholm, Sweden.
Swedish Corner Cabinet
Antique Late 18th Century Sweden Rococo Corner Cupboards
Lovely 18th century Swedish corner cabinet scrapped down to the original cream/white color. Original glass in paneled doors.
18th Century Swedish Demi lune Clock Cupboard
Antique Late 18th Century Sweden Gustavian Cupboards
Beautiful 18th Century Swedish Demi lune Clock Cupboard. Four raised paneled cupboard doors open to lovely storage on the sides. Dental carving on the cornice apron with elegant pane...

Set of Six Swedish Rococo Style Chairs

$5,500 Sale Price / set
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Set of Six Swedish Rococo Style Chairs
Antique Late 19th Century Sweden Rococo Dining Room Chairs
Set of six 19th century Swedish Rococo style chairs. Lovely carved apron and back, cabriole legs and ball and claw foot. Soft cream color. Newly upholstered in antique hemp.
Swedish Rococo Cupboard
Antique 1760-1769 Sweden Cupboards
Lovely period Rococo Swedish cupboard scraped down to the original soft blue color. Upper interior storage includes three drawers for cutlery, shelves for plates and platters and a d...
19th Century French Biot Jarre
Antique Late 19th Century France Garden Ornaments
Beautiful 19th century French Biot jar. Initials CF on one side. Great aged patina with lovely French soft cream yellow color. Solid with no cracks or distinguishing chips.
18th Century Swedish Trag Sofa
Antique 1780-1789 Sweden Rococo Sofas
18th century Swedish period Tragsoffa, scraped down to original lovely cream or white color. Beautiful carved apron over reeded tapered legs. Upholstered in antique Swedish Hemp. Gre...
19th Century Swedish Console Table
Antique 19th Century Sweden Console Tables
19th century Swedish console table with lovely carved apron over tapered fluted legs. Soft cream or white color. Carving extends all the way around the table making it an excellent c...

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