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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Antique 19th Century Sweden Rococo Sofas
19th century Swedish Rococo style sofa. Lovely scraped down cream white color. Newly upholstered.
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Vintage 1910-1919 France Belle Époque Wardrobes and Armoires
Oak
Wonderful painted Belle Époque dressing armoire from a Paris apartment along the Gallerie Mazarine. Lovely gray color with classical reliefs on the carved arch and doors. Three panel...
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Mid-20th Century Italy Chandeliers and Pendants
Beautiful large Italian candlestick iron and wood chandelier. Great aged white and gold patina.
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Antique Late 18th Century France Louis XVI Sofas
Walnut
Beautiful Louis XIII style 18th century walnut canape. Lovely aged walnut patina with turned legs with center stretcher. Newly upholstered in cream Belgian linen.
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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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Antique 19th Century Sweden Gustavian Sofas
Elegant Gustavian style barrel back sofa in scraped down cream white color. Lovely tapered carved legs and arms. Extra detail of beautiful carving along top crest of sofa, as seen in...
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Antique 19th Century England Planters and Jardinieres
Iron
Very elegant 19th century English iron jardinières. Beautiful iron fretwork along the top rim. Lovely cream or white aged patina.
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Antique Early 19th Century Sweden Sideboards
Very handsome Swedish sideboard with lovely carved panelled doors and apron. Scraped down to original cream/ white color.
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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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Antique Early 19th Century Italy Sunburst Mirrors
Beautiful pair of Italian sunburst mirrors. All original. Lovely aged gold gilded patina.
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Antique 19th Century Sweden Console Tables
19th century Swedish harp console table. Wonderful condition all stripped down to a lovely washed white color. Drawer on front.
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Antique Early 19th Century Sweden Gustavian Dining Room Tables
Pine
Lovely early 19th century Swedish dining table with carved dental apron. Terrific design with detachable leaf that can be removed to form a 43" round table or two separate demil...

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