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3319T Boston
November 25, 2019 12:00 PM - December 4, 2019 07:00 PMCalender

O.E.L. Graves Lucite Mixed-media Handbag

Auction: Discovery - 3319T Location: Boston Date / Time: November 25, 2019 12:00PM


O.E.L. Graves Lucite Mixed-media Handbag, America, mid-20th century, gunmetal gray and clear abstract organic design with formed handle, the base signed "o.e.l. graves/Palm Springs," with interior label "Created by/o.e.l. graves/Palm Springs/For/Tillie Ohrbach," ht. 9 3/4, wd. 9 1/2 in.

Note: Tillie Ohrbach may be Matilda Kane Ohrbach, the wife of department store mogul Nathan Ohrbach. He and his son were known for their large stores selling designer-inspired fashion at a fraction of the price in both New York City and Los Angeles during the mid-20th century.
Estimate $300-500

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Matilda Kane Ohrbach, Springs/For/Tillie Ohrbach, Tillie Ohrbach, Nathan Ohrbach, Los Angeles, New York City