The surface of the sword was covered with peacock orchid rust. The pommel of sword was round and the hilt of the sword is hollow and cylinder-shaped. The guard of the sword was very narrow only 0.5 cm. Both edges and the point of the sword were sharp with a convex fuller in the middle of each side. The inscriptions were written in bird seal script with gold and silver inlay. There were 22 characters on the sword, with six characters on the one side of the guard, four characters on the other side and 12 characters on its pommel. The characters were beautiful and pretty with some slight changes. The bird seal script was an artistic character of the Spring and Autumn and Warring States Periods.

This sword has not been recorded. Based on its glittering inscriptions, it should be a precious sword of the King of Yue State.