Silver birth stork scissors
A Silver birth stork scissors, for a birth announcement and to cut the umbilical cord. 19th century.
This was placed on the chimney mantle according to tradition. So if the lady of the house was expecting, then everyone could see. There is also a swaddled baby in the belly of the stork. These scissors were also used to cut the umbilical cord after birth. The hallmark is on the ring of the scissors can stand up on the 2 legs of the stork. 14 cm in height.