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From which country is this candlestick?

I have a nice candlestick, but no clue where it was made.

It is about 7.5 cm high and a diameter of 10 cm.

On the bottom are some marks.
Maybe they are upside down.

Merk SK kopie 2

Merk qro kopie 2

Then there is also this, what puzzles me as well.

Merk ? kopie 2

Could anyone tell me where the candlestick and the marks are from?

The 3 characters with the one that looks like a nine on the left, a backward seven in the middle, and a circle on the right are the Arabic numerals for 925. In other words, sterling.

Looks to be from Iran and marked for .875 purity although it varied to .900 through the 20th century.