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

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Featured Pieces

18th Century Swedish Mora Clock
Antique 18th Century Sweden Grandfather Clocks and Longcase Clocks
18th century Swedish Mora clock hand scrapped down to the original lovely blue green color. Parts have been serviced and is in working order.
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".
Early 19th Century Swedish Wooden Horse
Antique 19th Century Sweden Animal Sculptures
Fabulous wooden horse from Stockholm, Sweden. Beautiful face and stance. Scalped down to original white washed color.
19th Century Iron Gate
Antique 19th Century Europe Doors and Gates
Lovely garden element iron gate.
Pair of 18th Century Italian Repousse Wood Cand...
Antique Late 18th Century Italy Table Lamps
Beautiful pair of 18th century Repousse brass over wood church candlesticks made into elegant lamps. Wonderful aged patina. Measures: 30" to top of socket, 37" to top of sh...
French Iron Torchiere Floor Lamp
Vintage 1920-1929 Floor Lamps
Great smaller French iron torchiere floor lamp with old aged iron patina. Simple scroll work design on stem and candle top. Measures: 47" to the top of outlet, 57" to the t...
Pair of Antique French Iron Floor Lamps
Vintage 1910-1919 Floor Lamps
Very nice pair of Antique French iron torchiere floor lamps. Great aged patina with small hints of color and gilt. Beautiful scrolled base with acanthus leaf socket holders. Silk sha...
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...
18th Century French Walnut Sofa
Antique Late 18th Century France Louis XVI Sofas
Beautiful Louis XIII style 18th century walnut canape. Lovely aged walnut patina with turned legs with center stretcher. Newly upholstered in cream Belgian linen.
Louis XVI Period French Walnut Canapé
Antique 18th Century France Louis XVI Canapes
Louis XVI carved walnut canapé. Wonderful aged walnut patina with carved apron and back. Lovely scrolled arms and tapered legs. Newly upholstered in French Linen.
19th Century Swedish Carved Console Table
Antique 19th Century Sweden Gustavian Console Tables
19th century Swedish console table with lovely carved apron and tapered fluted legs. The beautiful carving extends all around the table in a soft Swedish cream or white color.
18th Century Swedish Coffee Table
Antique Late 18th Century Sweden Coffee and Cocktail Tables
18th century Swedish pine farm table cut down to make a lovely coffee table. One large carved paneled drawer on front side. Beautiful thick single plank top. Great aged patina.

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