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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21st Century Italy Chandeliers and Pendants
Beautiful wooden chandelier made from 18th century Italian church candlesticks. Great aged patina. Not yet wired. Check out other listing of a similar chandelier in size the two cou...
21st Century Italy Chandeliers and Pendants
Beautiful wooden chandelier made from 18th century Italian church candlesticks. Great aged patina. Not yet wired. Check out other listing of a similar chandelier in size the two cou...
21st Century Italy Lanterns
Charming pair of Italian wood church lanterns made from old fragments. Great gilded, aged patina. Lovely blue color. Not yet wired.
Antique Early 19th Century Sweden Gustavian Dining Room Tables
Early 19th century Swedish Gustavian extension table. Pair of demilune tables with two leaves. Lovely Swedish cream/white color. Can be sat as a 43" round table for four or exte...
Antique 19th Century France Trumeau Mirrors
19th century French trumeau with original leaded glass. Great large size.
Antique 19th Century France Wall Mirrors
Very Unique 19th Century French Round Gilded Mirror with Mercury Glass. Notice in the photos, the bottom of the mirror has a flat edge.
Antique 19th Century Louis Philippe Wall Mirrors
Beautiful 19th century French Louis Philippe mirror fully restored with new glass, Paris, France.
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.
Antique 17th Century Portugal Renaissance Blanket Chests
Chestnut
17th century carved chestnut Portuguese coffer.
Antique Late 19th Century Italy Chandeliers and Pendants
Crystal
Beautiful 19th century Italian gilded wood and crystal ten-light chandelier. Lovely beaded and crystal drop-leaf ornamentation over bronze arms. Newly restored and wired.
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.
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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