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Jeweller, silversmith, goldsmith, engraver, merchant. Hallmark: ?? or ???????? in a rectangle. Born in the family of a serf called Fyodor Yermolaevich in the village of Vokhna (now Pavlovsky Posad) in Moscow Province (c. 1770). Moved with his family to Moscow (1796), where he qualified as a merchant of the third guild (late 1790s) and opened a workshop (before 1804). Adopted the surname of Sazikov (1811). Awarded the workshop to his son Ignaty (1830) and died in Moscow (1845).