51 1/2″ overall. 38″ through tempered 5160 high carbon forged steel blade. Cast metal guard and pommel with antique bronze finish. The stylized mask of the ÔÕTaotieÕÕ beast, inspired by Shang and Zhou Dynasty bronzes, features prominently on the sword fitting. Wood grip with tight brown cord wrap. Black lacquer finish scabbard with metal fittings crafted to match the sword. Inspired by the historical examples of long, two-handed Jian swords from the Han Dynasty.