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Issue resolved. The physical interface (eth1) on top of which the bridge (br-eth1) was built was DOWN on the compute and networking hosts.

[test@arwen ~]$ sudo ovs-ofctl show br-eth1
OFPT_FEATURES_REPLY (xid=0x2): dpid:00006ea765782249
n_tables:254, n_buffers:256
capabilities: FLOW_STATS TABLE_STATS PORT_STATS QUEUE_STATS ARP_MATCH_IP
actions: OUTPUT SET_VLAN_VID SET_VLAN_PCP STRIP_VLAN SET_DL_SRC SET_DL_DST SET_NW_SRC SET_NW_DST SET_NW_TOS SET_TP_SRC SET_TP_DST ENQUEUE
 1(eth1): addr:52:54:00:d9:b1:7e
     config:     PORT_DOWN
     state:      LINK_DOWN
     speed: 0 Mbps now, 0 Mbps max
 2(phy-br-eth1): addr:d2:53:6e:7f:f9:2b
     config:     0
     state:      0
     current:    10GB-FD COPPER
     speed: 10000 Mbps now, 0 Mbps max
 LOCAL(br-eth1): addr:6e:a7:65:78:22:49
     config:     0
     state:      0
     speed: 0 Mbps now, 0 Mbps max
OFPT_GET_CONFIG_REPLY (xid=0x4): frags=normal miss_send_len=0

After I modified them, things are looking good.

[test@thorin ~]$ sudo ip link set dev eth1 up
[test@thorin ~]$ sudo ovs-ofctl show br-eth1
OFPT_FEATURES_REPLY (xid=0x2): dpid:00008a33604d754d
n_tables:254, n_buffers:256
capabilities: FLOW_STATS TABLE_STATS PORT_STATS QUEUE_STATS ARP_MATCH_IP
actions: OUTPUT SET_VLAN_VID SET_VLAN_PCP STRIP_VLAN SET_DL_SRC SET_DL_DST SET_NW_SRC SET_NW_DST SET_NW_TOS SET_TP_SRC SET_TP_DST ENQUEUE
 1(eth1): addr:52:54:00:eb:72:6b
     config:     0
     state:      0
     speed: 0 Mbps now, 0 Mbps max
 2(phy-br-eth1): addr:e2:d9:2b:a1:0d:61
     config:     0
     state:      0
     current:    10GB-FD COPPER
     speed: 10000 Mbps now, 0 Mbps max
 LOCAL(br-eth1): addr:8a:33:60:4d:75:4d
     config:     0
     state:      0
     speed: 0 Mbps now, 0 Mbps max
OFPT_GET_CONFIG_REPLY (xid=0x4): frags=normal miss_send_len=0
[test@thorin ~]$ sudo tcpdump -i br-eth1
tcpdump: verbose output suppressed, use -v or -vv for full protocol decode
listening on br-eth1, link-type EN10MB (Ethernet), capture size 65535 bytes
15:03:40.488784 IP 0.0.0.0.bootpc > 255.255.255.255.bootps: BOOTP/DHCP, Request from fa:16:3e:f0:5a:31 (oui Unknown), length 280
15:03:40.509560 IP 0.0.0.0.bootpc > 255.255.255.255.bootps: BOOTP/DHCP, Request from fa:16:3e:f0:5a:31 (oui Unknown), length 292

2 packets captured
2 packets received by filter
0 packets dropped by kernel

Thanks to all the folks who assisted.