This review is past due...I have had this table since September now and I am very happy with it! It is the perfect size and style for my foyer, and I have received many compliments on it. I placed an oval mirror above it which works well, and the piece does look like it cost more money than it truly did. The espresso wood is very dark...almost black, which I am OK with. Also, like other reviewers said, the hardware is more of an antiqued bronze as opposed to a nickel. The detailing is impressive and the table has an overall unique look. If you are thinking of buying I wouldn't hesitate!