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Flemish
Flemish is an adjective applied to part of the Low Countries that includes Flanders and Brabant. In the sixteenth century the region had strong traditions in art and commerce and was part of the Habsburg empire. The instrument making tradition founded in Louvain around 1530 was one of the most influential in Europe, through design and publication as well as instrument manufacture. A second centre in Antwerp produced work of a similar style and flourished in the later 16th century.

For Flemish instruments, see:
   Armillary Sphere, Unsigned, Flemish, circa 1550 (Oxford, MHS)
   Astrolabe, Attributed to Gualterus Arsenius, Flemish, circa 1570 (Firenze, IMSS)
   Astrolabe, Unsigned, Flemish, Late 16th century (Oxford, MHS)
   Astrolabe, Attributed to Jacobus Valerius, Flemish, Dated 1558 (Oxford, MHS)
   Astronomical Ring Dial, Unsigned, Flemish, Late 16th century (London, BM)
   Astronomical Ring Dial, Attributed to Johannes Motter, Flemish, circa 1550 (Firenze, IMSS)
   Diptych Dial, Unsigned, Flemish, Dated 1595 (London, BM)
   Diptych Dial, Unsigned, Flemish, Dated 1586 (Oxford, MHS)
   Equinoctial Dial, Signed by Cornelius van den Eedt, Flemish, Dated 1586 (London, BM)

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